Alexander Posey - Eufaula, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 35° 17.309 W 095° 35.101
15S E 264916 N 3908101
Oklahoma Historical Marker in Posey Park, noting the career of Creek poet, Alexander Posey, who was pretty good with a pen.
Waymark Code: WMYEKV
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 06/06/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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The marker has identical text on both sides, and it reads:

Birthplace: 2½ miles N.E., 1873

Creek Poet: "Dew and the Bird," "Ode to Sequoyah," and other poems. Columnist: famous "Fus Fixico" letters. Editor, "Muskogee Times" and Eufaula 'Indian Journal." Supt. of Creek Orphan School; in charge of Creek enrollment, Dawes Commission. Member of House of Kings, Creek Council. Met tragic death in North Canadian R. flood, 1908.
County: McIntosh

Record Address::
Posey Park
2nd St and Selmon Rd
Eufaula, OK USA

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Date Erected: 1972

Sponsor (Who put it there): Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission

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