Oklahoma Indian Agencies and Schools

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Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction.

Cantonment School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Cantonment, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Canton, Oklahoma; Western Union, 4½ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Canton, Oklahoma, on Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Rwy.; thence hired team, 4½ miles.

Cheyenne and Arapahoe Consolidated School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Darlington, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: El Reno, Oklahoma; Postal and Western Union, 8 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: El Reno, Oklahoma, on Rock Island Rwy., 8 miles; telephone to school office for conveyance during daytime; hired team at night.

Chilocco School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Chilocco, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Arkansas City, Kansas; Postal and Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Chilocco, Oklahoma; flag station on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy., 1¾ miles from school. Or Erie flag station on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy., 1 mile from school. Conveyance from school will meet visitors on telegraphic request. (Night trains on Santa Fe Rwy. will not stop unless passengers have tickets reading “Chilocco, purchased off this division.”)

Kaw School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Washunga, Oklahoma.
Telegraph address: Kaw, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1^ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Kaw, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence stage, daily, except Sunday, 1½ miles.

Kiowa Agency, Oklahoma
Post-office: Anadarko, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Anadarko, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1 mile from agency; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Anadarko, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, ½ mile.

Fort Sill school.
Post-office: Lawton, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Lawton, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1½ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Lawton, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 1 mile; also on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence hired team 1 miles.

Fort Sill sub-agency.
Post-office: Lawton, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Lawton, Oklahoma; Western Union, 2 miles from sub-agency; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Lawton, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 1 mile; also on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence hired team, 2 miles.

Rainy Mountain school.
Post-office: Gotebo, Oklahoma, (R. F. D. No. 2).
Telegraph address: Gotebo, Oklahoma; Western Union, 6 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Gotebo, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 6 miles.

Rainy Mountain issue station.
Post-office: Gotebo, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Gotebo, Oklahoma; Western Union, 6 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Gotebo, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 6 miles.

Riverside school.
Post-office: Same as agency.
Telegraph address: Same as agency.
Railroad station: Anadarko, Oklahoma on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 1½ miles.

Cache Creek mission school.
Post-office: Apache, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Apache, Oklahoma; Western Union, 4 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Apache, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 4½ miles.

Fort Cobb issue station.
Post-office: Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Fort Cobb, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1 mile from issue station; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 1 mile.

Mary Gregory Memorial mission school.
Post-office: Anadarko, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Anadarko, Oklahoma; Western Union, 4 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Anadarko, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 4 miles.

Mount Scott (Field Matron s station).
Post-office: Mount Scott, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Western Union, 10 miles from Matron’s station; thence telephone to Indian trader s store; 34 mile from trader s store; time, if sent by messenger, 2 hours.
Railroad station: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy., and St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy. Fort Sill is 10 miles from Matron’s station.

Mount Scott mission school.
Post-office: Mount Scott, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Western Union, 10 miles from Matron’s station; thence telephone to Indian trader s store; % mile from trader s store; time, if sent by messenger, 2 hours.
Railroad station: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy., and St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy. Fort Sill is 10 miles from Matron’s station.

Red Rock Station (Field Matron’s station).
Post-office: Mount Scott, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Anadarko, Oklahoma; Western Union, 6 miles from station; thence mounted messenger, 1 hour.
Railroad station: Anadarko, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 6 miles.

St. Patrick s mission school.
Post-office: Mount Scott, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Anadarko, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1½ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Anadarko, Oklahoma; on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 1½ miles.

West Cache issue station.
Post-office: Cache, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Cache, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1 mile from station; thence messenger, ½ hour.
Railroad station: Cache, Oklahoma, on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence by hired team, 1 mile.

Osage Agency and School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Pawhuska, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Pawhuska, Oklahoma; Western Union, delivered by messenger in 5 minutes.
Railroad station: Pawhuska, Oklahoma, on Midland Valley Rwy.; motor car meets all trains. Or Nelagony, Oklahoma, on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Rwy., 7 miles from agency; motor car meets all trains.

Otoe School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Otoe, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Red Rock, Oklahoma; Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Red Rock, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence 7 miles to school. Or Bliss, Oklahoma, on same railroad; thence 7 miles to school.

Pawnee School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Pawnee, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Pawnee, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1 mile from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Pawnee, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence hired team, 1 mile. Or Pawnee, Oklahoma, on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence hired team, 1 mile.

Ponca School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Whiteagle, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Ponca City, Oklahoma; Western Union, 7% miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Whiteagle, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence hired or agency team, 3 miles.

Hammock day school.
Post-office: Whiteagle, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Via Ponca school.
Railroad station: Whiteagle, Oklahoma; thence ¾ mile.

Helaska day school.
Post-office: Whiteagle, Oklahoma
Telegraph address; Via Ponca school.
Railroad station: Whiteagle, Oklahoma; thence 2 miles.

Oakland sub-agency.
Post-office: Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Tonkawa, Oklahoma, 3 miles from sub-agency; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Tonkawa, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence agency or hired team, 3 miles.

Tonkawa day school.
Post-office: Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Tonkawa, Oklahoma, 3 miles from sub-agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: Tonkawa, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence agency or hired team, 3 miles.

Red Moon School, Oklahoma
Post office: Hammon, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Elk City, Oklahoma; Western Union, 20 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Elk City, Oklahoma; thence week-day stage to Hammon, 4 hours.

Sac and Fox School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Sac and Fox Agency, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Stroud, Oklahoma,; Western Union, 6 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Stroud, Oklahoma, on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence hired team, 6 miles. Or Davenport, on Santa Fe Rwy. and St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence hired team, 9 miles.

Seger Colony School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Colony, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Colony, Oklahoma, via Weatherford, Oklahoma; Western Union at Weatherford, 15 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Weatherford, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy. (Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Division); thence hired team, 15 miles.

Seneca School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Wyandotte, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Seneca, Mo.; Western Union, 9 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Wyandotte, Oklahoma, on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; school is 1 mile from the station.

Shawnee School, Oklahoma
Post-office: Shawnee, Oklahoma Telegraph address: Shawnee, Oklahoma; Postal and Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Shawnee, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy., Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy., and Missouri, Kansas and Texas Rwy. Trains of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy. stop at Thackery on signal, station being in the rear of the school grounds.

Sacred Heart mission school.
Post-office: Sacred Heart, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Asher, Oklahoma; Western Union; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Konawa, Oklahoma, on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Rwy.; thence 7 miles. Or Asher, Oklahoma, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence 9 miles.

Union Agency, Oklahoma
Post-office: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Telegraph address: Muskogee, Oklahoma: Postal and Western Union; messages delivered at once by messenger.
Railroad station: Muskogee, Oklahoma, on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Rwy., St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy., Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Rwy., and Midland Valley Rwy.



MLA Source Citation:

Department Of The Interior. Routes To Indian Agencies And Schools, Office Of Indian Affairs, Corrected To April 1, 1910. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1910. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/oklahoma-indian-agencies-and-schools.htm - Last updated on Aug 1st, 2013


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