Stilwell Dignitaries

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Larry E. Adair - A descendant of Thomas Wilson and Margaret Bigby Adair and Walter Duncan and Sabina Adair Bigby, Larry E. Adair was elected on November 7, 2000, to a tenth term in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Rep. Adair, having served the previous term as speaker pro tempore, was elected to the postilion of Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 48th legislative session.

Speaker Adair and his wife, Jan, both natives of Adair County, still make their home in Stilwell.

Brad Rogers Carson - On November 7, 2000, Brad Rogers Carson, descendant of Thomas Wilson and Margaret Adair Bigby and Walter Duncan and Sabina Adair Bigby, was elected as the Congressman for the Second District of Oklahoma.

He is the only enrolled Native American member of the United States House of Representatives and is the Vice-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus.

His parents, Jack Carson and Jimmie Ruth Adair Carson are natives of Stilwell.

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Starr Springs Monument

The Starr Springs area was first settled by the Benjamin Cooper family in 1834. It was the site of the Andrew Adair and George Washington Adair massacre in 1853

Stilwell, OK Monuments

Veteran's Memorial

In 1992, this patriotic memorial to the veteran's of all wars was dedicated on the front lawn of the Adair County Courthouse. "Lest We Forget" those men who made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure the peace and security of their fellow man.

Stilwell, OK Memorials

Adair County Courthouse

After Governor Charles N. Haskell's declaration on May 6, 1910, that Stilwell was the permanent county seat of Adair County, the county records were moved from Westville to Stilwell for the last time. A two-story frame school building, erected in 1902, was used until 1908

Stilwell, OK Historic Courthouses

Fairfield Mission Monument

"Established among the western Cherokees by Dr. Marcus Palmer in 1829 under the auspices of Boston based American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. First located in Pope County, Arkansas Territory, and known as Mulberry Mission.

Stilwell, OK Monuments

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Stilwell Dignitaries

Larry E. Adair - A descendant of Thomas Wilson and Margaret Bigby Adair and Walter Dun...