Archaeologists to examine plantation near Hugo

There are 12 comments on the Oct 5, 2010, NewsOK.com story titled Archaeologists to examine plantation near Hugo. In it, NewsOK.com reports that:

Archaeologists and volunteers will soon excavate Rose Hill, an antebellum plantation near Hugo.

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history

Broken Bow, OK

#1 Oct 21, 2010
where they discoverd the well culd tht be located to where the house was and possible the slave quarters was.
the pilgrim

United States

#2 Oct 25, 2010
Where is this plantation located? never heard of it.
Karma

Mount Morris, MI

#3 Oct 25, 2010
It was out by the vfw/bingo hall. There isn't much left but a family cemetary on the dirt road beside it.
cntry

Santa Clara, CA

#4 Oct 25, 2010
thats neat
pete

Dallas, TX

#5 Nov 10, 2010
What toook so long the plantation is one of Oklahoma's historical sites. By now all the pot seekers and trasure hunters have hauled off the loot.
pete

Dallas, TX

#6 Nov 10, 2010
the same thing happened to the steam boat that was researched and explored by the archaeoligusts on REd River. Why did it take so long to do the recovery of artifacts. Every one knew about the steamer being sunk on Red River.
Hellothere

Hugo, OK

#7 Nov 16, 2010
The plantation is better known as Rose Hill Cemetary. Its one of many in this area. rose Hill is located behind Gas Minnow.
rose hill

Ladonia, TX

#8 Nov 25, 2010
robert m jones the largest slave owner of this area and he was the wealthiest choctaw indian of this area
pappy

Duncanville, TX

#9 Dec 26, 2010
hAVE THEY ever researched the steam ship landing near the Kiamiche river, the RED RIVER, and Gates Creek landing where Gates Creek runs into the river. Used to unload supplies in that area and had facilitiies there. I belive if memory serves me right-- Ft. Towson had supplies brought in by stean ship there. Does any of the old timers there know where the landing was
teetot

United States

#10 Dec 27, 2010
pappy you talk of this ship my grandmother use to tell all of us they watched this river boat go down(sink) and everything they owned horses and wagon go down on the red river.i am not that old but family is fron the paris hugo area.
pappy

United States

#11 Jan 3, 2011
A lot of the products that that steamer was hauling was salvaged as the river was not that deep in that spot and there was a shoals there near the kiamicheeriver where it enter the Red River. And if I was told right by an old man I knew that fished the river there that was the last stop for asteamer as they could only go that far because of the shoals on Red River. As then and as it is now the Red River in that area was used by shallow drft steamers. Has any excavating ever been done on that landing place they used to offload supplies for Ft. Towson and the local store of that time. I do believe there was a building there also. I used to fish the Red till a few years ago with an old man that knew just about all the history of Ft. Towson-- that is as long as it was about the olden times. South of the Rail Road there was a cannon range where they shot cannons to target practive. They shot at the other hill at the side of the creek from east to the west cliff. At times there had been a cannon ball found there on the cannon target range.
pappy

United States

#12 Jan 3, 2011
that old man sure could tell his history of the old Fort. See you later TEETOT. And he loved to fish from his home made boat, he left it tied up on the Red. He made it out of 1 X 12s and it had a tarred botton to kep it from leaking. And just like they soaked old wagan wheels to keep the rims on they he kept that boat soaked to keep it from leaking. Seems he never took it out of the water.

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