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Altus, Oklahoma

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Museum of the Western Prairie

The Museum of the Western Prairie examines the development of Southwest Oklahoma, the geographic area bounded by the North Fork of the Red River, the 100th Meridian and the Red River. The area, organized in 1873

Altus, OK Museums


Crossing the Red

The "Crossing the Red" statue depicts a cattle drover herding cattle across the Red River which flows just 30 miles south of Altus along the Oklahoma /

Altus, OK Arts

Jackson County Courthouse

The Jackson County Courthouse was built in 1910 of native granite. A noticeable feature of the structure is the artful contrast of the red granite foundation, and most remarkable is the size of the granite blocks which undoubtedly has given the structure its stability throughout the years.

Altus, OK Historic Courthouses

Altus Air Force Base

Altus Army Air Field began training pilots to fly twin-engine aircraft in 1943. At the end of World War II, the Army stopped using the field and it was closed in 1945. The Air Force activated Altus Air Force Base in 1953. A Tactical Air Command troop carrier wing operated from Altus for 10

Altus, OK Military Bases

Things to do near Altus, OK

Mangum Golf Course

Mangum's 9-hole public golf course is the best in this part of the state boasting well kept greens and fairways. There is als...

Hinton Historical Museum

The History of the Hinton area is showcased at the Hinton Historical Museum and Parker House . The museum contains many arti...