Fort Holmes


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In immediate vicinity. Est. 1834, by Lieut. T. H. Holmes, later Lt. Gen., C.S.A. This post was visited ~ June, 1834 ~ by Gen. Henry Leavenworth on this expedition to the Plains tribes. Edwards' Store, site 1 mile west of here, was the last trading post until Santa Fe on the California Trail, for emigrants in the Gold Rush. Jesse Chisholm was partner in this store, 1836. (Marker Sign Is Missing)


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On OK-48 west of Kenefic, Oklahoma.


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