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Honey Springs Battlefield

423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426
918-473-5572
www.okhistory.org/honeysprings

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January 2020

“The Indian Nations and the Civil War” presentation by author Dr. Clint Crowe

January 25, 1 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Dr. Clint Crowe, Oklahoma professor and newly published author of the book Caught in the Maelstrom: The Indian Nations in the Civil War, will present a program based on his new book about the history of American Indian nations in the Civil War at Honey Springs Battlefield on Saturday, January 25, at 1 p.m. Caught in the Maelstrom chronicles the often-overlooked experiences of the Five Tribes—the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole—during America’s Civil War. From 1861 to 1865,…

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February 2020

Civil War Surgeon living history program

February 29
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Listen to a firsthand account of a Union Civil War surgeon serving in Indian Territory at Honey Springs Battlefield on Saturday, February 29, starting at 1 p.m. Jason Harris, living history presenter and director of the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher, will provide a hands-on program about life in the field, Civil War medicine, treatment of soldiers, and care for refugees. On display will also be a number of medical instruments from the period. This will be a fun-filled educational…

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March 2020

“Women During the Civil War” presentation by Kelly Houston

March 14, 1 p.m.2 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

In honor of Women’s History Month, Honey Springs Battlefield will host “Women During the Civil War,” presented by Kelly Houston on Saturday, March 14, at 1 p.m. Kelly Houston is director of the Pioneer Woman Museum in Ponca City. Her presentation will include examples of items created and used by women during the Civil War Era. For more information regarding the presentation and Honey Springs Battlefield, please email honeysprings@okhistory.org or call 918-473-5572. Honey Springs Battlefield is located east of US…

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“Freemasonry Among the Five Tribes” presentation by T. S. Akers

March 28, 1 p.m.2 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield will host T. S. Akers on Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m. He will present “Freemasonry Among the Five Tribes,” which will explore the influences of Freemasonry upon the citizens of the Five Tribes after their removal to the Indian Territory. Akers is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and curator of collections for the McAlester Valley of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. For more information regarding the presentation and Honey Springs Battlefield,…

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April 2020

“The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory” presentation by Dr. Bradley R. Clampitt

April 4, 1 p.m.2 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield will host “The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory,” presented by Dr. Bradley R. Clampitt on Saturday, April 4, at 1 p.m. Dr. Clampitt is an associate professor and chair of the Department of History and Native American Studies at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. He is author and editor of the book The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory. For more information regarding the presentation and Honey Springs Battlefield, please email honeysprings@okhistory.org or call…

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