Empire of Greer Marker
Empire of Greer
This region was in land claims of 14 different governments from 1629. Granted Choctaw Indians by U.S. Treaty 1820, in meeting of Chief Pushmataha and Gen. Andrew Jackson, later U.S. President. Organized as Greer CO., Texas, 1860. White settlement began 1880's. After U.S. Supreme Court decision, 1896, became part of Oklahoma.
This historical marker is currently missing. I was located on U.S. Highway 66 in Texola, Oklahoma.
Black and white image of the marker is from the Oklahoma Historical Society