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Site of the territory's largest Civil War battle, called the "Gettysburg of the West", a battle which involved Black, Hispanic and Indian soldiers.

Open daily. Group tours by appointment; handicapped accessible; motorcoach parking. Free.

Location: c/o Friends P.O. Box 765, 4 miles NE city-Rentiesville, Checotah Oklahoma 74426 Telephone 918-473-6377

Other History nearby:
(Tahlequah) Adams Corner Rural Village
(Muskogee) Ataloa Lodge
(Poteau) Caboose Museum
(Tahlequah) Cherokee Heritage Center
(Tahlequah) Cherokee National Museum/Gift Shop
(Indianola) Choate House Museum

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