Fort Supply (2)
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Fort Supply (2) (1868-1895) - A U.S. Army post established as Camp Supply (1) in 1868 by Captain John H. Page, 3rd U.S. Infantry, near the present day town of Fort Supply, Woodward County, Oklahoma. Designated Fort Supply in 1878. Abandoned in 1895. Also known as Depot on the North Canadian.
Fort Supply (2) History
Turned over to the Interior Department 14 Nov 1894 and abandoned by the U.S. Army on 12 Feb 1895.
Part of the Fort Supply Historic District, Woodward County, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Historical Society operates a visitor center and is restoring the stockade and five of the original structures.
Location: Fort Supply, Woodward County, Oklahoma.
Maps & Images
Lat: 36.572329 Long: -99.551636
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 658
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2, page 126-127
- Frazer, Robert W., Forts of the West, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman OK, 1965, ISBN 0-8061-1250-6, page 124-125
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