MORGAN
"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  southeast of St. Louis
Existed:  unknown
Name for:  George W. Morgan, ticket agent

This town was little more than a railroad stop on the Rock Island branch line from Shawnee to Asher.  Although it never had a post office, there was one small store there.  It was more commonly called "Morgan's Switch," as it has a sidetrack where box cars were loaded mostly with wood and fence posts to be shipped out.  Originally George W. Morgan was an operator for the Chicago & Alton Railroad, then with the Fort Scott and Memphis working under B.L. Winchell, who was later president of the Rock Island.  Families known to live nearby were:

John N. Donohew
J.C. Davenport
William S. Hail
Pet-Ah
Mathew Davis
Henry White 
Alpha E. Bledsoe


Do you have photos of  Morgan, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at 
pottcounty@gmail.com
We would love to have pictures of each post office; schools; churches, people/families.

 

 

Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.

 
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