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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location: about 2 miles south and one mile east of Earlsboro
Existence:  January 25, 1892 - October 25, 1895
Name: Coined from the name of the first postmaster, Christopher Columbus TURNer

Pioneer families who lived near the town were:
M.G. Richerson,
F. Day,
Charles Koons,
James W. Williamson,
Charles H. McAlester, and
Emma E. Reed

Do you have photos of  Turn, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
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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.