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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

Come visit us in Cheyenne, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Veterans' Monument

The Veterans' Monument is the largest monument west of the Mississippi with veteran's names of all wars and conflicts inscribed, and the only county memorial in the United States that lists all of its veterans. Outside viewing at any time, but come by during business hours to view the "Washita"

Cheyenne, OK Monuments

Red Rock Records Vault

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

Cheyenne, OK Historic Buildings

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

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

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

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...