Cherokee Strip


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Cherokee Strip

or Cherokee Outlet
A plot of land in present-day northern Oklahoma. Purchased from the Cherokee Nation by the United States in 1891, it was opened to settlement in 1893.
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My father, born in 1872, settled in the Oklahoma Territory, having made the Cherokee Strip Run on September 16, 1893.
A l'oree du depart pour Nashville, un des premiers accomplissements du film est de nous faire entendre enfin, en entier, l'histoire du grand-pere sur l'ouverture de la Cherokee Strip aux colons en 1893, une sorte de conte pour le jeune Whit: ce recit fondateur des Etats-Unis ne peut etre que celui du western.
99) began as a Kansas border town to Indian Territory, grew to be a major trade hub and transportation center, and is particularly noted for the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of September 16, 1893.