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Robert S. Kerr Museum

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Home of former governor and US senator; Spiro Mounds artifacts, Choctaw Indian history and local history.

Open daily except Mondays. Closed major holidays. group tours by appointment; motorcoach parking. Nominal admission charge.

Location: Rt 1 Box 111, 6 mi SW on US-270, Poteau Oklahoma 74953 Telephone 918-647-8221

Other History nearby:
(Fort Smith) Belle Grove Historic District
(Poteau) Caboose Museum
(Fort Smith) Casper Reutzel Haus
(Tuskahoma) Choctaw Nation Museum
(Fort Smith) Clayton House
(Van Buren) Crawford County Courthouse

06/16 Coming to The Poteau area
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