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Alva, Oklahoma

  • Historic Churches

    Historic ChurchesThe Alva Friends Church was established in 1901 and located at this spot in 1919 as Alva's first Church. The Fire Bell was Fire Bellplaced in this church in Wichita, Kansas, in 1893, and was moved to ...
    Historic Churches

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cherokee Strip Museum

In 1975 the Cherokee Strip Museum Association acquired the former Alva City Hospital building with its 40 rooms to house one of Oklahoma's best collections of pioneer exhibits. Several of the rooms are set up to display specific period artifacts. * Gun Room * Hat Room * Drug Store *

Alva, OK Museums

World War II POW Camp

A World War II POW Camp was located just south of Alva in the 1940s. More than 5,000 prisoners were interned at a time when the population of Alva itself was only 3,500.

Alva, OK Military History

Northwestern Oklahoma State Museum

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Museum houses one of the top taxidermic bird collections in the United States and also has natural history exhibits, fossils, and Indian artifacts.

Alva, OK Museums

Historic Churches

The Alva Friends Church was established in 1901 and located at this spot in 1919 as Alva's first Church. The Fire Bell was Fire Bellplaced in this church in Wichita, Kansas, in 1893, and was moved to Alva, Oklahoma, in 1895.

Alva, OK Historic Churches


Things to do near Alva, OK

Lew Wentz Memorial Golf Course, Pool, & Camp

In the 1920s, Lew Wentz was the owner of the largest one-man oil company in the world. but to many Ponca City children, he wa...

Cimarron Heritage Center Museum

For many decades the people of Cimarron County did whatever they could to preserve the unique historical heritage of their co...

Sooner Lake

Sooner Lake straddles the county line 22 miles northeast of Perry across Noble County and Pawnee County. With a surface area ...