Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 72001074
Historic Name CHOCTAW AGENCY-WALKER STATION
Description of Significance THE CHOCTAW AGENCY-WALKER STATION SITE, ALSO KNOWN AS OLD SKULLYVILLE, WAS AN IMPORTANT CHOCTAW TOWN BEGINNING IN THE MID-1800S. SETTLED SHORTLY AFTER REMOVAL, THIS COMMUNITY WAS SETTLED BY FULL AND PART BLOOD CHOCTAWS AND WAS THE DISTRIBUTION SITE FOR FEDERAL AID. IT WAS HOME TO NUMEROUS WELL KNOWN CHOCTAW FAMILIES, SUCH AS THE MCCURTAINS. WITH THE ORGANIZATION OF THE BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL, THE COMMUNITY BECAME AN IMPORTANT STOP ON THE ROUTE, KNOWN AS WALKER STATION. ALL THAT REMAINS TODAY IS A PIPE ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOCAL SPRING AND A GRAVEYARD. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 5/5/1972.
Current Name OLD SKULLYVILLE
Address I MILE NE OF SPIRO
City SPIRO VICINITY
County LEFLORE
Lot
Block
Current Section SE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 SECTION 18
Township 9N
Range 26E
Type SITE
Historic Function DOMESTIC: VILLAGE SITE
Current Function AGRICULTURE/SUBSISTENCE
Area Signficance 1 ETHNIC HERITAGE: NATIVE AMERICAN
Area Significance 2 TRANSPORTATION
Date Prepared JUNE 1971
Year Built
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder N/A
Architectural Style N/A
Roof Material N/A
Wall Material N/A
Window Material N/A
Door Material N/A
Decorative Details
Condition RUINS
Comments
Restricted N