The Cherokee Strip

Today in History: September 16: 1893:

With a shot, over 100,000 settlers take off on the largest of several land runs in the “Cherokee Strip” of Indian Territory, all rushing to obtain lots in the 6.5 million acres of land. It was the largest land run in history. Land offices were set up in Enid, Woodward, Alva and Perry.

2 thoughts on “The Cherokee Strip

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s