By 1887 Indian territory shared what would become the state boundaries for present-day Oklahoma. Its primary residents were comprised of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Muscogee, Chickasaw, and Seminole tribes, and this map shows land divisions across tribal lines. It also illustrates the boundaries and formation of the Oklahoma Territory with the Indian Territory.
Published three years before the official incorporation as a territory of the United States, this map contains extensive details that relate to the tribal composition of the area, including dates and locations of treaties. It has also been annotated to illustrate the division of the Oklahoma Territory from the Indian Territory.
The viewer also gets a sense of the natural topography of the lands gentle slope from high plains in the west to low wetlands in the southeast. It is one of the most ecologically diverse states in the nation with 11 distinct ecological regions, and homes to the only mountain range found between the Appalachians in the East and the Rockies in the west. Cavanal Hill, near Poteau, is considered the world's tallest hill at one foot short of the 2000 ft standard for a mountain. The Cherokee Nation Courthouse, built-in 1849, is preserved as a historical site and is the oldest standing building in Oklahoma.
The distinctive aesthetic of this map brings to life a time of American History when frontiers were being civilized, and modern America began to take shape. Oklahoma was on the verge of one of the most massive oil booms in History at this time.
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