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A 150-acre site containing the well-preserved, partially restored remains of an American Indian fort built in 1842. The fort was utilized by the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians for protection from the Plains Indians, and by pioneers traveling westward. It was last occupied by the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

The site is open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday, 1-5pm and picnicking is permitted on the grounds. Closed holidays. Located 15 miles east of Madill on SR199E.

Location: HC 62 Box 213, Durant Oklahoma 74701 Telephone 580-924-6502

Other History nearby:
(Tishomingo) Bank of Chickasaw National Museum
(Sherman) C.S. Roberts House
(Tishomingo) Chickasaw Council House Museum
(Hugo) Choctaw County Historical Museum
(Colbert) Colbert Historical Museum
(Ardmore) Eliza Cruce Hall Doll Museum

03/02 Coming to The Durant area
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