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California Road Marker


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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

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Red Rock Records Vault

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

Cheyenne, OK Historic Buildings

Black Kettle National Grassland

Black Kettle National Grassland covers about 32,000 acres in western Oklahoma and 2,000 acres in Texas and is home to deer, turkey, and quail hunting.

Cheyenne, OK National Grasslands

Croton Creek Guest Ranch

This area is known for some of the best turkey and wild quail hunting in the country, however few know about the quality of our deer herd, which by the way is outstanding! Accommodations are comfortable and private in our “old western”

Cheyenne, OK Hunting

Horseshoe Hills

This landmark is a unique formation of hills creating a natural horseshoe shape. Custer and his men camped there the night before the attack on Chief Black Kettle, serving as an ideal place to hide Custer'

Cheyenne, OK Landmarks

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

Things to do Landmarks near Cheyenne, OK

California Road Marker

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Sandstone Creek Project

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