LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Antlers Tornado


category : Monuments
Antlers Tornado On April 12 , 1945, at 5:20 pm, a tornado first touched down southwest of town near the Hall communtiy. At 5:45 pm, one of the most devasting tornados in the history of the state struck the city of Antlers with a of nearly one half mile wide. Entering the southwest part of the city and going through to the northeast destroying with few exceptions every physical object in its path. A total of 69 people eventually died as a result of injuries received in the storrm. A total of 243 people were injured, 375 homes were destroyed, 250 buildings were destroyed,

After leaving Antler's, the tornado continued northeast until it struck creek and then on to the area and eventually to Wister and on in to Arkansas.


Come visit us in Antlers, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Frisco Depot

The Frisco Depot at Antlers is now under the management of the Pushmataha County Historical Society. The building had been unoccupied since 1958 and was in a sad state of disrepair until 1985 when the depot had been slowly and painstakingly restored to the state of dignity that it deserves.

Antlers, OK Railroad History

Antlers Tornado

On April 12 , 1945, at 5:20 pm, a tornado first touched down southwest of town near the Hall communtiy. At 5:45

Antlers, OK Monuments

Outdoor Murals

"Welcome To Antlers" is represented on this building mural as you enter town from the west on Highway 3. - Artist, Lawrence, '99

Antlers, OK Arts

Antlers Springs

For no one knows how many hundreds of years, a brisk trickle of fresh mountain water has bubbled from the earth within what now are the city limits of Antlers. Long before Civil War days, adventurers and Indians and stock traders used to halt in their day'

Antlers, OK Landmarks

Wildlife Heritage Center & Museum

The Wildlife Heritage Center Museum is a 3100

Antlers, OK Nature Centers

Things to do Monuments near Antlers, OK