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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 imperative a part of Oklahoma. it's the county seat of Pontotoc County and was once known as the worst city for illegal activity 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 till, in 1909, the placing of 4 males in a reliable suggested all who may conceal in Ada to depart or endure a similar destiny. The homicide of former U.S. marshal Gus Bobbitt was once the catalyst for this determined motion. The putting is among the so much mentioned stories of the early West. growing to be from the oil, cotton, and cement industries, Ada is named town of transparent spring water. The Chickasaw country has its headquarters in Ada and has been a fount of and wonder within the town.

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