Ghost Towns: Ingalls, Oklahoma

Dr. Robert F. McMurtry and Robert Beal founded Ingalls during Oklahoma’s first land rush, into the Unassigned Lands on April 22, 1889. It was named for Kansas Senator John J. Ingalls, who helped pass the legislation opening future Oklahoma Territory. Oklahoma historian Glenn Shirley wrote, “There seemed no reason for Ingalls’ birth.” McMurtry and Beal … Continue reading Ghost Towns: Ingalls, Oklahoma