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Boggy Depot Townsite

Prelude to a State Boggy Depot's contribution to Oklahoma outlasted all her structures, for it was the source of the state's name. Chief Allen Wright, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, suggested the word "Oklahoma" (meaning "Red People") in 1866

Atoka, OK Historic Towns

Historic Churches

M.E. Church - 1915 2nd Street, 1

Atoka, OK Historic Churches

Confederate Memorial Museum and Cemetery

The museum offers a unique look into the varied history of southeastern Oklahoma. From pre-historic bones, the Choctaw Trail of Tears and a stop on the Butterfield Stage Line, to homegrown talents Reba McEntire and the late Lane Frost, the museum and it'

Atoka, OK Museums

Confederate Cemetery

The "burying ground" was first used by emigrants traveling on the Butterfield Stage road who camped at a spring, which was later called "Harkins' Spring," just north of the Middle Boggy River (today known as the Muddy Boggy).

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

Things to do near Atoka, OK

Bethlehem Baptist Church

Bethlehem Baptist Church is a church in the likeness of John the Baptist crying out in the wilderness. Pauls Valley is far f...

Lake Atoka Fishing

Atoka lake is a stocked lake and has strong local reputation as being a lake where you can catch fish. Fishermen will find Ch...