Rt 6, Box 270, 3 miles W of US-59 Har-Ber Rd, Grove Oklahoma 74344
Located in northeastern Oklahoma in Delaware County near Honey Creek State Park. Self-guided tours through over 100 buildings furnished with items and artifacts that recreate Oklahoma circa 1900 (and before). The village started taking shape in 1968 when Harvey Jones built his bride a church on the shores of the Grand Lake O' the Cherokees.
Exhibits and structures include the church fronted by an Italian statue of Christ with out-stetched arms, a log cabin for the preacher and his family, a on-room schoolhouse, the mayor's house (the oldest in the village), a steam engine used at a saw mill, a doll and glass house, a drug store with soda fountain, a barber shop, the Stagecoach Inn, a courthouse and a hanging gallows, to name just a few.
Open daily March thru November. Closed Thanksgiving. Handicapped accessible; motorcoach parking. Donations accepted.
Other History nearby:
(Catoosa) Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
(Claremore) Belvidere Mansion
(Salina) Chouteau Memorial Museum
(Miami) Coleman Theatre
(Atoka) Confederate Memorial Museum/Info Center
(Rogers) Daisy Museum
06/16 Coming to The Grove 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.