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Atoka, Oklahoma

  • Battle of Boggy Creek

    Union Official Records Report of the Battle (O.R. SERIES I VOLUME XXII/2 S# 33) Early in 1864 approximately 1,500 Union soldiers under Colonel William A. Phillips set out on an expedition to cut a ...
    Battle of Boggy Creek

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Boggy Depot Cemetery

Adjoining Boggy Depot Townsite is the 1830s Middle Boggy Battlefield Site and Cemetery. The townsite and cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and on the Oklahoma's list of Oldest Historical Places.

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

Historic Churches

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

Atoka, OK Historic Churches

Historic Downtown

Take in some of Atoka's History by viewing the historic downtown buildings. 1901 Bank Building

Atoka, OK Historic Downtowns

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

Things to do near Atoka, OK

Ada Arts and Heritage Center

The Ada Arts & Heritage Center presents rotating exhibits featuring local, regional and national artists. It it also proud of...