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By Dare Strickland

Ada, named after the eldest daughter of Jeff Reed, a founding father of town, is found within the east crucial a part of Oklahoma. it's the county seat of Pontotoc County and was once referred to as the worst city for criminality within the Indian Territory for the shortcoming of justice. The west finish block of major highway used to be referred to as the "Bucket of Blood" and harbored many murderers and outlaws until eventually, in 1909, the striking of 4 males in a sturdy recommended all who might disguise in Ada to depart or endure a similar destiny. The homicide of former U.S. marshal Gus Bobbitt used to be the catalyst for this determined motion. The placing is among the such a lot pointed out stories of the early West. becoming from the oil, cotton, and cement industries, Ada is called the town of transparent spring water. The Chickasaw kingdom has its headquarters in Ada and has been a fount of and sweetness within the town.

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