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Upcoming Events in Fort Gibson Oklahoma


February

19 Victorian Valentine Workshop - Fort Gibson Historic Site. Educational workshop to create handmade Victorian valentines.

Address: 907 North Garrison , Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

March

9 Public Bake Day & 19th Century Dance Workshop - Fort Gibson Historic Site. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own items to be baked in the 19th Century brick oven. Learn and participate in dances of the 19th century.

Address: 907 North Garrison , Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

April

5 - 7 Old Fort Days Art/Heritage Festival - Fort Gibson Historical Site. Sponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Address: 907 North Garrison , Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

June

24 Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show / Cruise Night - Classic cars & trucks and beautiful bikes are the highlight of the day as entrants arrive to exhibit and compete in this very popular event. $100.00 cash given away every hour to entrants. Cruise Night sponsored by Keith Hardware and Supply. A fun filled evening complete with a Poker Run, fabulous prizes and surprises. 10:00 AM.

Ph: 918-478-4780 (Always call and confirm events)

July

4 Independence Day Celebration and Lawn Social - Celebrate Independence Day at Fort Gibson! Fort Gibson Historic Site will host Fourth at the For. This free event will be held in the air-conditioned barracks and attendees will learn more about the fort's history. Please call 918-478-4088 for more information.

Address: Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison , Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.okhistory.org/sites/fortgibson.php

August

10 Fort Gibson 5k Run & 1 Mile Fun Run - Features a certified course set in downtown historic Fort Gibson, member of USA Field & Track. Sponsorsed by the Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce for the enrichment of the community.

Ph: 918-478-4780 (Always call and confirm events)

October

20 - 22 Mexican War Encampment - Fort Gibson Historic Site. Living history demonstrations involving camp life, drill, and garrison duties.

Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

November

19 Ladies Camp of Instruction - Fort Gibson Historic Site. A day-long, hands-on workshop that introduces the participants to the frontier Indian Territory lifestyle of the 19th Century.

Address: 907 North Garrison , Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Veteran's Day Program - Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Ceremony at the National cemetery to honor American veterans,weather permitting.

Ph: 918-478-2334 (Always call and confirm events)

December

18 Starlight Christmas Parade - Parade beginning at 7 p.m. This annual event sparkles with holiday spirit and a visit from Santa!

Ph: 918-478-4780 (Always call and confirm events)

22 - 23 1848 Candlelight Tour - Fort Gibson Historic Site. Experience a day in the life of a soldier of 1848 in the historic old log fort. A celebration for the season and an exceptional experience for the whole family.

Ph: 918-478-4088 (Always call and confirm events)

23 Community Holiday Home Tour - The holiday season welcomes visitors as they tour historic homes of Fort Gibson.

Ph: 918-478-4034 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fort Gibson Historic Site

Beginning in the early 1920s, local residents sought to preserve Fort Gibson's History. In 1936, the stockade area was reconstructed by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration, and the Fort Gibson Stockade Commission. Today, the Site is a

Fort Gibson, OK Forts

Cherokee National Cemetery

The Cherokee National Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark maintained by the Cherokee Nation from before the Civil War until its transfer to the town of Fort Gibson in 1906. William P. Ross and other officials and dignitaries are buried in this cemetery.

Fort Gibson, OK Cemeteries

Fort Gibson National Cemetery

The only National Cemetery in Oklahoma. Established in 1868, this cemetery contains graves of veterans from every war since 1812.

Fort Gibson, OK Cemeteries

Fort Gibson Dam

Surrounded by high bluffs, with the expansive lake on one side and rushing river on the other, the massive structure of Fort Gibson Dam is impressive. Observation areas provide excellent views. The dam is located on the Grand (or Neosho)

Fort Gibson, OK Landmarks

Fort Gibson Depot

The old depot is located across the street from the Fort Gibson stockade parking area and now offers gifts and information for visitors to the fort.

Fort Gibson, OK Railroad History

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