Historic marker on U. S. 81 south of Enid Oklahoma
Opened by Run, Sept. 16, 1893. On line here, 15,000 waited for carbine signal fired by cavalryman at High Noon. Lt. C. A. Hedekin, commanding Troop A, Y, S. Cav. Race for land started from post on Knoll half mile west, by wagon, buggy, bicycle, horse and train. In 60 by 90 mile area, every acre claimed by nightfall. The first settlers reached Enid from here.
photo by George Chyka