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McAlester, Oklahoma

  • Robber's Cave State Park

    33 miles Northeast of McAlester
    Dawn's sunlight creeps cautiously through the pines in the forest as if reluctant to wake the ghosts of sleeping outlaws. These are the San Bois Mountains, the secret heart of one of Oklahoma'
    Robber's Cave State Park

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Pittsburg Co. Genealogical and Historical Society

Along with a display of early coal mining tools, the Historical Society contains a genealogical library and is available for research purposes. Numerous historical exhibits are featured including information and artifacts pertaining to Native American culture. The 1903 building is a

McAlester, OK Museums

Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum

The Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum is the state's only museum detailing the history of Oklahoma's prison system. Exhibits include an actual ball and chain, "Ol Sparky," Oklahoma's electric chair, items owned by prisoners, and numerous historical photos.

McAlester, OK Museums

Scottish Rite Masonic Temple

The largest Masonic temple in the state houses a library/museum, a costume room, and a 1930 Kimball organ with over 3,100

McAlester, OK Historic Buildings

Pioneer Coal Miner Memorial

Surrounded by gardens, a life-sized bronze statue pays tribute to the thousands of coal miners who worked the mines and lost their lives. The Coal Miners Memorial Plaza documents the impact of the coal mining industry in early Pittsburg County on the Coal miners Wall of Memories with more than 1

McAlester, OK Memorials

J. I. Stipe Recreational Center

The J.I. Stipe Recreational Center features separate exercise rooms for men and women each with equipment, showers, lockers and saunas. There is a racquetball court and basketball court as well as swimming pool. The Senior Citizens Center facilities included cafeteria, kitchen, and game room.

McAlester, OK Recreation

Things to do near McAlester, OK

Spiro Historical Society Museum

The Spiro Museum displays artifacts depicting time periods of the historical significance of the Spiro area. It is one of Spi...

Veteran's Museum

A log cabin houses naval and anti-aircraft guns. The Museum is located in the only U.S. colony established for veterans of th...

Medicine Springs

Medicine Springs, about 20 miles northeast of Antlers near Cloudy Mountain, has a long and interesting history. The old mi...