Stillwater, Oklahoma: Last Gun Battle of the Wild West

A rock obelisk, and a map displayed as an outdoor sign, marks the gun battle of Sep. 1, 1893, which left three lawmen and two bystanders dead. All of the Doolin-Dalton Gang outlaws survived.

Address:
12515 E. 19th Ave., Stillwater, OK
Directions:
From downtown Stillwater drive east on OK-51 for ten miles. Turn right at the green highway sign for Ingalls onto Ingalls Rd. Drive south one mile. Turn left onto E. 19th Ave. Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the monument on the right.
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Doolin-Dalton "Wild Bunch" Gang / Battle of Ingalls Memorial

A monument and map for the Battle of Ingalls, where in 1893 the Doolin-Dalton gang -- known as "The Wild Bunch" and "Oklahombres" -- widely regarded as the last outlaw gang of the Wild West, made their final stand against law enforcement. It served as an inspiration for the 1973 Eagles album, Desperado. The old Ingalls Hotel and Stables still stand 100 yards from the location of the gunfight.

[OSUCowboy1129, 01/29/2022]

The gun battle on Sep. 1, 1893 left three lawmen and two bystanders dead; all of the outlaws survived. A rock obelisk marks the spot, along with a gunfight map displayed as an outdoor sign. Ingalls is now mostly a ghost town.


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