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Links:
1. Boggy Depot, Oklahoma - Wikipedia
2. Old Boggy Depot - Chronicles of Oklahoma
3. Battle Summary: Middle Boggy Depot, OK
4. Boggy Depot, Chickasaw Ghost Town
5. Boggy Depot Cemetery

6. Boggy Depot Cemetery: List of burials
7. Find a Grave: Boggy Depot Cemetery
8. Tribes Save Boggy Depot Park After State Spending Cuts
   

(4-01) Enlarge SH-7, west of Atoka. Boggy Depot. Site of town noted for distinguished citizens in state history. 1st house built 1837 by Cyrus Harris, later Chickasaw governor. Later Choctaw Capital and Overland Mail Stage Stand to San Francisco (1858-61). Home of Principal Chief Allen Wright, Choctaw, who named Oklahoma in 1866. Rev. Cyrus Kingsbury, noted missionary buried here. Oklahoma Historical Society marker 178-1995
 
During the Civil War, Boggy Depot was the major supply depot for Confederate troops operating in Indian Territory

 
(October 14, 2012) Enlarge From site of John Kingsbury Home to the School House site, center looking east
 
(October 14, 2012) Enlarge From site of Gov. Allen's residence to Confederate Military Quarters/Post, center looking east
 
   

(October 14, 2012) Enlarge   Map Oklahoma Historical Society marker for Boggy Depot Stage Stand and the Butterfield Trail kiosk. Boggy Depot Park, 8 mi. west of Tushka on Boggy Depot Road, Atoka County. OHS marker at right center of picture. The view is looking northeast

(October 14, 2012) Enlarge OHS Boggy Depot marker

          
 

(October 14, 2012) Enlarge  Detail-1  Detail-2 Boggy Depot Butterfield Kiosk

 

(October 14, 2012) Enlarge  Detail-1  Detail-2  Boggy Depot Butterfield Kiosk

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