Tag Archive: Oklahoma Attraction

Mar 29

Historic Fort Reno: Oklahoma

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Historic Fort Reno has an interesting history that the good people of the Historic Fort Reno Inc., are trying to retell.  A work in progress.  Historic Fort Reno has been undergoing a renovation and restoration since 1997.  Several of the Fort’s buildings have been stabilized and restored.  As well as new projects along the way. …

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Mar 20

Washita Battle Site: Hike

While there is much to learn at the Washita Battlefield no trip would be complete without a hike to the site of Black Kettle’s Village.  Just a short drive a half mile from the visitor center on Highway 47A.  While there is not much to be seen on the hike.  I found it important to …

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Mar 20

The Dust and Fire Trail: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Outside of the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site visitor center is the short-paved trail that looks at life on the plains.  The Dust and Fire Trail is just .4 miles in length but shows a long history of hard work and turmoil of a settler’s life. The Dust and Fire Trail has interpretive signs at …

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Mar 20

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site: Oklahoma

I find it important to know about the past.  The tragedies and the triumphs.  The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site preserves one of the great tragedies in American History. At dawn on November 27th 1868 Lt Col Custer attacked the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle. This Oklahoma National Historic Site is located …

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Sep 20

Bear Falls: An Oklahoma Swimming Hole

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Bear Falls is a small waterfall on Travertine Creek and one of the more popular swimming holes in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.  Of course, all that depends on the water levels and flow of the Antelope and Buffalo Springs.  If there has been a decent amount of rainfall and the creek is flowing then …

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Aug 25

Sam Noble Museum: A University Best

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The Sam Noble Museum, located on the University of Oklahoma’s campus, might be passed over by many a traveler as just another college natural history museum, but it shouldn’t be.  The quality of the Sam Noble Museum’s exhibits rank up there with more of the common name big city museums that my family has visited.  …

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