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July 28, 2023

Contact: Jennifer Frazee
Fort Gibson Historic Site, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-478-4088

History of Seminole Nation to be Presented at Fort Gibson Historic Site

FORT GIBSON, Okla. — Jake Tiger, historic preservation cultural specialist with the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, will present a history of the Seminole Nation at Fort Gibson Historic Site on Friday, August 11, from 10 a.m.-noon.

Tiger will discuss the history of the Seminoles, including their life before Indian Territory and how they were removed here. The presentation will take place in the visitor center of Fort Gibson Historic Site, located at 907 N. Garrison Ave. in Fort Gibson. The program is free with paid admission. For more information, please call 918-478-4088.

The Fort Gibson Historic Site is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Fort Gibson Historic Site are available upon request.

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