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Fort Towson Historic Site

HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735
580-873-2634
www.okhistory.org/forttowson

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October 2022

Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tour

October 7, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at  9:30 p.m. 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…

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Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tour

October 8, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at  9:30 p.m. 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…

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“Introduction to the Basics of Survival” workshop

October 22, 9 a.m.1 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

On Saturday, October 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fort Towson Historic Site will host “Introduction to the Basics of Survival,” a workshop facilitated by Todd Branda. Todd Branda, a veteran and McCurtain County medical transport pilot, will lead the class. He will provide valuable information about applying first aid, locating water, reading a compass, navigating toward safety, building shelters, starting fires, and signaling for help. Branda’s perspective and training make him an ideal candidate to teach others how…

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