Caddo, Oklahoma, Persevering on the Prairies


Caddo, Oklahoma, Persevering on the Prairies, 301 pages


Persevere: to persist in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement.

The early settlers of Caddo faced violence, fierce weather, isolation, and poverty yet managed to create a community that has lasted one hundred and fifty years. Twice Caddo was nearly devastated by fire, but the community rebuilt. And it thrived! Caddo was once home to more than 2,000 people and had visitors from all over the world. You can read about the Corn Carnival, the Moon Mausoleum, the Jefferson Highway, and many more of Caddo’s famous attractions. This book is a compilation of research, stories, newspaper articles, and obituaries that will help you understand Caddo’s fascinating past and give you names and dates to help with your family history. 296 pages.


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