Jesse Chisholm came to Indian Territory in the 1820s and for 40 years
he operated trading posts near Asher, Purcell, Watonga and Oklahoma City,
also the burial site of Left Hand, chief of the Southern Arapahos|
was a day school opened in 1897 for Cheyenne Children
was named for the friendly Chief Whirlwind. In 1904 to 1917, it was a well
known mission school under the auspices of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Burial Sites exist on most hilltops in Blaine County
and from every hilltop is the most spectacular view!
Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery
West Cooper Cemetery
This site contains Blaine County's part in an 'Oklahoma Home & Community Education' project to index names of the cemeteries in Blaine County along with
pictures of entrances and driving directions from these towns:
The Blaine County Cemetery index has been digitized and is kept up-to-date within 1 month by the Watonga Public Library staff.
The digital index is available for use at the library or the staff will do "lookups" as time permits when requested.