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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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Abraham Jefferson Seay

Born in Virginia on November 28, 1832

Kingfisher, OK Famous People

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

Cole Cabin

A more ordinary settler family was that of Samuel and Dorothy Cole. They built this cabin southeast of Hennessey in 1890. It was built of oak logs cut on the farm and hauled to the building site in a wagon drawn by a yoke of oxen.

Kingfisher, OK Pioneer History

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

Chisholm Trail Museum

The Chisholm Trail Museum, named for Jesse Chisholm, is situated directly on the Chisholm Trail and presents artifacts from the historic Chisholm cattle trail. See, first hand, items and their history and Kingfisher's place within.

Native American Artifacts

Kingfisher, OK Museums

Things to do near Kingfisher, OK

Alabaster Caverns Park Hiking

Enjoy hiking the outdoors on one of the Park's four trails: the Freedom Interpretive Nature Trail is 1/2 mile while the Old T...