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Kingfisher, Oklahoma

  • Abraham Jefferson Seay

    Abraham Jefferson SeayBorn in Virginia on November 28, 1832, Abraham Jefferson Seay was three years old when his family moved to the farming frontier in Gasconade County in south-central Missouri Through self determination...
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Gant School House

From the start the settlers of Oklahoma made provisions for eduction. The proceeds form sections six and thirty-six of each township were reserved for schools. There were country schools every three miles with names like Pleasant Valley, Good Hope, or in this case Gant.

Kingfisher, OK Historic Schoolhouses

Outdoor Murals

"Kingfisher, OK" (Main Street) - artists, Palmer, Ellison, Nix, Stone, and town folk Newspaper Bldg., Southeast corner of Main and Roberts

Kingfisher, OK Arts

Land Office Building/ Post Office

This was the United States Land Office site for filing claims at the opening of "Old Oklahoma," April 22, 1889, and also at the opening of the Cheyenne and Arapaho lands on April 19, 1892. J.C. Roberts was the first Register, and J.V. Admire, the first Receiver.

Kingfisher, OK Historic Buildings

Abraham Jefferson Seay

Born in Virginia on November 28, 1832

Kingfisher, OK Famous People

First Bank of Kingfisher

D.F. Doak and his brother, Walter, opened the Bank of Kingfisher in a tent on April 22, 1889 - the day of the land run. It stood on the corner of Main and Admire near the center of Kingfisher. Almost immediately, the Doaks built a 20' by 32'

Kingfisher, OK Museums

Things to do near Kingfisher, OK

Robert Bartunek Winery

Enid has a winery too. The Robert Bartunek Winery offers vineyard tours and an opportunity to learn how wine is made. ...