Doaksville Candlelight Tour
October 13, 7 p.m.–10 p.m.
One event on October 14, 2023 at 7 p.m.
Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14, beginning at 7 p.m., with the last tour departing at 9:30 p.m. each night. A guide will take visitors on a 45-minute walking tour through the streets of this once-prominent town.
The venues on the tour will cover specific historic events in Doaksville’s history. Doaksville served as the capital of the Choctaw Nation intermittently after 1850 and regularly from 1858 to 1863. Guests will learn about the history of the area from the perspective of Fort Towson Commander Josiah H. Vose.
The charge for the Doaksville Candlelight Tours is $8 for adults. Advance registration is available by calling 580-236-0537 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Towson Historic Site is located north of US 70 near Fort Towson.