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April 2024

200th Anniversary Commemoration

April 20
Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

The Fort Gibson Historic Site will commemorate the bicentennial of its site on April 20. Fort Gibson was established in 1824 in Indian Territory. It was the first U.S. military post in what would become the state of Oklahoma and was further west than any other post in the United States at that time. The town of Fort Gibson will mark the anniversary with a community parade that starts at 10 a.m. and ends at the historic site. Opening ceremonies…

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May 2024

200th Anniversary Commemoration

May 18
Fort Towson Historic Site, 896 N 4375 Road, Fort Towson, OK 74735

The Fort Towson Historic Site will host a living history event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the fort. The ceremony will recognize the contribution of the soldiers who manned Fort Towson when it was active while celebrating the tremendous contributions of the Choctaw and Chickasaw people. The event will be held on May 18 from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Living historians will present a glimpse into the lives of military members and civilians who lived…

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July 2024

Battle of Honey Springs Memorial Service

July 13, 10:30 a.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield will hold its annual memorial service honoring the 161st anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs near Checotah on Saturday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service will be held outside on the lawn of the visitor center. The program's speaker list is forthcoming. The service commemorates the largest of approximately 107 documented Civil War military engagements throughout Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. The engagement took place at the Honey Springs settlement, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, on…

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August 2024

Wreath-laying Ceremony and Flyover

August 9, 12 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Friday, August 9, at noon, the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a wreath-laying ceremony and flyover to mark the anniversary of the August 15, 1935, death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post in an Alaskan plane crash. The public is welcome to join the family as they place the wreath at the tomb in the shadow of the statue of Will and his horse Soapsuds riding into the sunset, followed by a flyover by pilot Tom…

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