Oklahoma State Penitentiary, McAlester Oklahoma 74502
The state's only museum about the history of prisons in Oklahoma. Numerous historical photos, equipment and related items.
Open daily, Wed-Sat, and Sunday afternoons. Closed holidays. Group tours; handicapped accessible; motorcoach parking. Donations accepted.
Other History nearby:
(Abbeville) Burt-Stark House
(Indianola) Choate House Museum
(Tuskahoma) Choctaw Nation Museum
(Coalgate) Coal County Mining & Historical Museum
(McAlester) Coal Miners Memorial Plaza
(McAlester) Garrard Ardeneum
01/20 Coming to The McAlester area
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.
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.
Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival West Newton PA August24-September29 Jousters will compete in the Jousting Arena, while the smallest of the kingdom can enjoy their time in the New Children's Realm. Also a Pirate’s Pub and a New upscale Crafts Marketplace. Weekends only.
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.