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By Dare Strickland

Ada, named after the eldest daughter of Jeff Reed, a founding father of the city, is found within the east critical a part of Oklahoma. it's the county seat of Pontotoc County and used to be referred to as the worst city for criminality within the Indian Territory for the shortcoming of justice. The west finish block of major road used to be known as the "Bucket of Blood" and harbored many murderers and outlaws until eventually, in 1909, the striking of 4 males in a strong prompt all who could disguise in Ada to depart or endure an identical destiny. The homicide of former U.S. marshal Gus Bobbitt used to be the catalyst for this determined motion. The putting is likely one of the so much pointed out stories of the early West. starting to be from the oil, cotton, and cement industries, Ada is called town of transparent spring water. The Chickasaw state has its headquarters in Ada and has been a fount of and wonder within the town.

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