THE CARRIAGE HOME: Have you ever wanted to own a piece of history? Daniel Hays, a Chickasaw man donated 16 acres of his allotment land for the school now known as East Central University. It is said his only request was that he be allowed to live in the native stone home he had built that set inside the 16 acres. That home, an Ada landmark, still stands at 17th and Francis streets in the section of southeast Ada known as the Hays District. THIS WAS HIS CARRIAGE HOME! Later renovated by Jack Hoover, even!