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Alva, Oklahoma


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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

Outdoor Murals

The Cherokee Strip Land Run - Robert Cooke, 1998 Northwest wall at 6th and College

Alva, OK Arts

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


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

Things to do near Alva, OK

Court House Murals

Ruth Monro Augur, nationally known muralist, was forced on W.P.A. rolls during the depression because her commissions fell...

The Kanza Museum

With heavy emphasis on the history and preservation of Kaw Nation's artifacts, the Kansa Museum has frequently changing displ...

Beaver Pioneer Park Golf Course

Beaver's Golf Course is a semi-private 9-hole course with bent grass greens and water challenges. There is a practice area wi...