Download e-book for iPad: Ada (Images of America) by Dare Strickland

By Dare Strickland

ISBN-10: 0738584363

ISBN-13: 9780738584362

ISBN-10: 153165620X

ISBN-13: 9781531656201

Ada, named after the eldest daughter of Jeff Reed, a founding father of the city, is found within the east significant a part of Oklahoma. it's the county seat of Pontotoc County and used to be known as the worst city for illegal activity within the Indian Territory for the shortcoming of justice. The west finish block of major highway used to be referred to as the "Bucket of Blood" and harbored many murderers and outlaws till, in 1909, the striking of 4 males in a sturdy prompt all who might conceal in Ada to depart or undergo an identical destiny. The homicide of former U.S. marshal Gus Bobbitt used to be the catalyst for this determined motion. The placing is among the so much referred to stories of the early West. transforming into from the oil, cotton, and cement industries, Ada is named the town of transparent spring water. The Chickasaw state has its headquarters in Ada and has been a fount of and sweetness within the town.

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