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Peter Folsom
Haskell County
Reverend Peter Folsom was instrumental in the establishment of the First Choctaw Baptist Church.
Located in Keota (OBHC)

Sinking of the J. R. Williams
Haskell County
On June 15, 1864, Confederate forces led by Brigadier General Stand Watie captured and sunk the Union steamboat J. R. Williams on the Arkansas River. The cargo was valued at $120,000. Southern troops included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles in what is known as the most inland naval battle of the Civil War.
Located on OK-9, four miles east of Stigler

Tamaha Jail and Ferry Landing
Haskell County
Tamaha was an important port and ferry crossing on the Arkansas River in the 1830s. Steamboats brought Choctaw Indians from the Mississippi River up the Arkansas to Tamaha in 1831. The post office opened in 1884 and a jail was built at Tamaha in 1886. The last steamboat touched at Tamaha Landing in 1912.
Located on OK-9, four miles east of Stigler

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