Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 78002257
Historic Name IRVING'S CASTLE
Description of Significance THIS SITE WAS CHRONICLED BY WASHINGTON IRVING IN HIS BOOK "A TOUR ON THE PRAIRIES". A HILLTOP FORMATION OF REDDISH LICHEN-TRACED ROCKS THAT REMINDED IRVING OF, "THE RUINS OF SOME MOORISH CASTLE CROWNING A HEIGHT IN THE MIDST OF A LONELY SPANISH LANDSCAPE
Current Name WASHINGTON IRVING POINT OF INTEREST
Address 2.5 MILES SSW OF INGALLS
City INGALLS
County PAYNE
Lot
Block
Current Section 4, NE 1/4, SE 1/4
Township 18N
Range 4E
Type O OBJECT
Historic Function 09 AGRICULTURE / SUBSISTENCE
Current Function 09 AGRICULTURE / SUBSISTENCE
Area Signficance 1 140 EXPLORATION / SETTLEMENT
Area Significance 2 200 LITERATURE
Date Prepared 11/1976
Year Built 1832
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder N/A
Architectural Style 98 INAPPLICABLE
Roof Material INAPPLICABLE
Wall Material INAPPLICABLE
Window Material INAPPLICABLE
Door Material INAPPLICABLE
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N