POBox 1330, 420 E. Ferry, Salina Oklahoma 74365
The Chouteau Memorial Museum is located in northeastern Oklahoma in Mayes County
along SR 20 on the western banks of the Lake Hudson
just west of Salina
The museum is a running documentary of the life and times of Major Jean Pierre Chouteau, one of the first fur traders in the Three Rivers (the Grand (Neosho) River, the Arkansas River and the Verdigris River) area, circa 1800. Descendant A.P. Chouteau authored a journal of the trials and tribulations of a pre-statehood lifestyle and is on display here.
Summer visiting hours (June - August) are Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fall through Spring hours are Tuesday - Saturday 9;00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Other History nearby:
(Tahlequah) Adams Corner Rural Village
(Catoosa) Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
(Claremore) Belvidere Mansion
(Broken Arrow) Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum
(Tahlequah) Cherokee Heritage Center
(Tahlequah) Cherokee National Museum/Gift Shop
07/09 Coming to The Salina area
OK Mozart Festival Bartlesville OK June9-15 Oklahoma's Premier Music Festival,
OK Mozart brings the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the state of Oklahoma and the middle United States.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.