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's picnic grounds are a welcome rest stop on US-69 Highway.
The site served as a Confederate outpost throughout the Civil War and several soldiers are buried there. The museum features Civil War artifacts found on site and other items of historical interest from the area.
The Rest Area provides picnic tables under large shade trees, & plenty of room to play or walk the pets. For reunions & other group gatherings, a pavilion is available by reservation. Special tours & educational programs are also available for schools, clubs, & other groups upon request.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(closed on national holidays)
The Rest Area and Confederate Cemetery are open 24 hours a day year round.
Address: north edge of Atoka on US-69
Our Website: www.civilwaralbum.com/atoka
Come visit us in Atoka, Oklahoma