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Honey Springs Battlefield Guided Trail Walks

September 19, 11 a.m.3 p.m.

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Honey Springs Battlefield is excited to announce guided trail walks on the battlefield led by site director Adam Lynn on Saturday, September 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be a great opportunity for visitors to check out the brand-new informative trail signs and to ask questions about the largest Civil War conflict to take place in present-day Oklahoma. The guided tours will be limited to groups of eight, and all attendees will be required to wear masks and socially distance throughout the tour.

The Honey Springs Battlefield recently installed more than 50 new trail signs on all six of its walking trails. To reach the walking trails, take the modern, paved battlefield road from the Visitor Center. From the road, each walking trail is marked by title and numbered one through six from north to south, ending at the monuments area.

Visitors also will be able to tour the Visitor Center’s newest exhibits, purchase items from the gift shop, and learn about exhibits that will open in the near future. Due to social distancing guidelines, the Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center’s total capacity at one time is 10 people, including staff. Masks are also required while touring the Visitor Center. Normal admission prices apply to those who tour the Visitor Center.

For more information regarding the walking tours and the Honey Springs Battlefield, please email honeysprings@okhistory.org or alynn@okhistory.org, or call 918-473-5572. Honey Springs Battlefield is located east of U.S. Highway 69 between Oktaha and Checotah. The Visitor Center is located on a hill in close proximity to the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame in Rentiesville. Take the second left after reaching the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame Museum (driving from the west).

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Date:
September 19
Time:
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
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Honey Springs Battlefield
423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426
918-473-5572
www.okhistory.org/honeysprings