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category : Landmarks
Antelope Hills The distinctive formations of the Antelope Hills were a landmark for Spanish explorers in the 1500s and later for settlers moving west on the south branch of the California Road. This was a familiar landmark in early American history, once marking the international boundary line between the United States and Mexico.



Address: 30 miles NW of Cheyenne

Come visit us in Cheyenne, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Red Rock Records Vault

Built in 1908, the red rock records vault survived the courthouse fire in 1916

Cheyenne, OK Historic Buildings

Santa Fe Depot

Cheyenne was the western terminus for the Clinton, Oklahoma, and Western Railroad (also known as the "COW") until the Santa Fe took over in 1928 and extended the line to Pampa, Texas. Passenger service survived until the 1960's using a "doodlebug" (AT&SF Motorcar #M.177) as train numbers 63 & 64

Cheyenne, OK Railroad History

The Story of the Battle of the Washita

Introduction The cultural collision between pioneers and Indians reached its peak on the Great Plains during the decades before and after the Civil War. U.S. Government policy sought to separate tribes and settlers from each other by establishing an Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma)

Cheyenne, OK

Antelope Hills

The distinctive formations of the Antelope Hills were a landmark for Spanish explorers in the 1500

Cheyenne, OK Landmarks

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site protects and interprets the site of the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle that was attacked by the 7th U.S. Cavalry under Lt. Col. George A. Custer just before dawn on November 27, 1868

Cheyenne, OK Battlesites

Things to do Landmarks near Cheyenne, OK

California Road Marker

Opened in the Spring of 1849, this road was first traveled by gold seekers in the rush for California. This historic trail cr...

Sandstone Creek Project

The Sandstone Creek Project was the world's first upstream flood prevention project. It was the first complete watershed trea...