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Opened in the Spring of 1849, this road was first traveled by gold seekers in the rush for California. This historic trail crossed Roger Mills county, moving directly across the present site of Cheyenne. It continued to be used as an immigration trail to California and as a cattleman's way to northern markets from the grazing plains of Texas.


Address: Crossing Roger Mills County through Cheyenne, US 283 & SH 47
Historical Marker: Junction of US 283 & SH 33 north of Roll

Come visit us in Cheyenne, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cheyenne Roger Mills Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

The Cheyenne Roger Mills Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is located in the old Black Kettle Museum. Stop in the visitor center and get directions and free brochures. You can purchase our Roger Mills County Afghans which come in 3

Cheyenne, OK Businesses

Pioneer Memorial Wall

The Pioneer Memorial Wall lists the names of settlers and residents of Roger Mills county. Accompanying the memorial wall is a brief history monument of the settlement of the county and its development from the 1541 crossing by Coronado, through the Indian occupation, the "Land Run,"

Cheyenne, OK Memorials

Strong City-Kendall Log Cabin

The homestead house from the Strong City-Kendall area is an original log cabin from the early 1900s that has been restored and furnished to period details. Look for all hidden treasures with self-guided posters to help you see more into the life of the pioneers.

Cheyenne, OK Pioneer History

Battle of Washita Sculpture

Inside the Roger Mills County Courthouse in Cheyenne is a breathtaking, life size sculpture in bronze entitled "The Washita." This sculpture was created by the artist Ernest Berke in 1984. The sculpture "Washita"

Cheyenne, OK Arts

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

Sandstone Creek Project

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

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...