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Charles Journeycake

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time This story was published in The Ranchman magazine July 1952. Written by Myron A. Hurd.  This is a story about a good Indian Chief and a good Christian, peace-loving man.  He was Charles Journeycake, last chief…

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CHARLIE ALLTON

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time CHARLIE ALLTON In 1896, Charlie Allton was born to Joseph and Susan Ramsey Allton in Cooweescoowee District, Indian Territory.  Sue Ramsey was born near Panther Creek in 1866, the first Cherokee baby born in the Cooweescoowee…

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BOB CHAMBERS AND CHEROKEE HISTORY

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time BOB CHAMBERS HAS DEVOTED LIFE TO CHEROKEE HISTORY BY:  Ken Willhoite This article was published in the Claremore Progress June 27, 1993   The influence of the American Indian is an undeniable part of the life and landscape…

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DR. RACHEL CAROLINE EATON 

Telling Claremore’s History…one day at a time As Published in the Explore Claremore History by Christa Rice “Apply your heart to instruction and your ear to words of knowledge.” ~Hebrew Proverb Though undeniably different from years gone by, despite a pandemic of epic proportions,…

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DR. JESSE BUSHYHEAD – BELOVED PHYSICIAN

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time  Published in the September 1949 Ranchman magazine by Myron A. Hurd. “I don’t like Doctor Bushyhead.”  Young Viv Ross blurted out one day to his mother, Mrs. Nellie Ross of Claremore.  Mrs. Ross was astonished. …

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D.M. Faulkner Family

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time D.M. FAULKNER This was published in the Claremore Progress, Centennial Edition, June 27, 1993 by Ken Willhoite. It sits hidden from view at the edge of the Dog Creek Valley. With its massive size, broad wraparound…

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ELIJAH HICKS

Telling Claremore’s history…one day at a time “Blessed are the Peace Makers, the Story of Elijah Hicks,” by Christa Rice in Explore Claremore’s History. Walking through Claremore’s Woodlawn Cemetery on a peaceful summer’s day one comes upon a historic marker signifying the graveyard’s oldest…

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CLAREMORE HISTORY

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This story was first printed June 8, 1938 in the Claremore Progress and again on June 28, 1953 by W.T. Taylor.  W. T. “Bill” Taylor was a pioneer of Cooweescoosee district and a resident in…

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CLAREMORE’S BALLPARK

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. Published in Claremore Daily Progress on January 27, 2007 by Larry Larkin, Column Progress Correspondent The ring of the telephone interrupted the quietness of the house last week. Expecting a salesman telling me how much money I…

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