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Fort Gibson Historic Site

907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434
918-478-4088
www.okhistory.org/fortgibson

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October 2021

Crossroads: Change in Rural America exhibit opens

October 30
Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

The Oklahoma Historical Society, in cooperation with Oklahoma Humanities, is pleased to announce that the Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition Crossroads: Change in Rural America is coming to Fort Gibson Historic Site October 30–December 11, 2021.

Americans come together at the crossroads. They invest in places and build their futures where their paths cross. Small towns became centers of commerce, trade, local politics, and culture. For some, the crossroads affirmed a new life in a new place. For others, the crossroads meant hard work and hard times.

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December 2021

Crossroads: Change in Rural America exhibit closes

December 11
Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

The Oklahoma Historical Society, in cooperation with Oklahoma Humanities, is pleased to announce that the Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition Crossroads: Change in Rural America will be on display at the Fort Gibson Historic Site through December 11, 2021.

Americans come together at the crossroads. They invest in places and build their futures where their paths cross. Small towns became centers of commerce, trade, local politics, and culture. For some, the crossroads affirmed a new life in a new place. For others, the crossroads meant hard work and hard times.

Oklahomans will have a unique opportunity to consider their crossroads stories through the exhibit’s themes of rural identity, community, land, perseverance and managing change. Each site will engage visitors in complementary programming, celebrating their town’s history and accomplishments and addressing community concerns.

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