Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 80003265
Historic Name EDMUND MCCURTAIN HOUSE
Description of Significance THIS BUILDING WAS THE LONG-TIME HOME OF EDMUND MCCURTAIN, CHOCTAW SOLDIER AND STATESMAN. THIS RESIDENCE WAS BUILT SHORTLY AFTER THE CIVIL WAR AND WAS THE SITE OF MCCURTAINS RANCHING OPERATIONS. HE BECAME ONE OF THE WEALTHIEST LANDOWNERS AND RANCHERS IN THE CHOCTAW NATION, CULTIVATING ABOUT 300 ACRES AND OWNING 500 HEAD OF CATTLE. THIS CENTRAL PASSAGE TYPE HOUSE HAS NO DISTINCTIVE STYLE, BUT RETAINS ORIGINAL SIDING AND WINDOWS. THE ORIGINAL FLOORPLAN HAS BEEN ALTERED. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 6/27/1980.
Current Name SAME
Address NE OF CITY
City KINTA VICINITY
County HASKELL
Lot
Block
Current Section 35, SE4, NE4, NW4, NE4
Township 8N
Range 20E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING
Current Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING
Area Significance 1 POLITICS
Area Significance 2 ETHNIC HERITAGE: NATIVE AMERICAN
Date Prepared 8/1979
Year Built 1866
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder EDMUND MCCURTAIN
Architectural Style NO DISTINCTIVE STYLE; CENTRAL PASSAGE TYPE
Roof Material TIN
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition POOR
Comments DOCUMENTATION SOURCES: (CONT) I.C. GUNNING, A ROYAL FAMILY OF CHOCTAWS OR THE CHOCTAW STORY, EASTERN OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, N.D., P. 44 - 47.
Restricted N