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The Chouteau Memorial Museum


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The Chouteau Memorial Museum The Chouteau Memorial Museum documents life in the Three Rivers area, offering visitors a glimpse of life around a trading post. Exhibits include a partially recreated trading post and a flatboat. Visitors can view the wide variety of trade items, see an A.P. Chouteau journal along with other Chouteau family items, and see examples of native American clothing. A short video on the fur trade in Oklahoma is available.

The Chouteau Memorial is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society. Elementary school programs are available and special programs and tours can be arranged

A community wide Chouteau Day Celebration is held each October and a Fur Trade Encampment is held each spring. Call the museum for specific dates.


Address: 420 E. Ferry (1 block west of the junction of Hiways 20 and 82)
Phone: 918-434-2224
Fax: 918-434-2224
June - August
Tues - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sept - May
Tues - Sat: 9;00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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T38 Talon

The T38 Talon Training Plane was flown into Salina by Commander Burl "Peanuts" Rice and a memotial plaque reads: "In honor of all the men and women of Mayes County who have served in the armed forces of our great country in peace and war. The Cleo Farr Post #240

Salina, OK Aviation

J. B. Milam Memorial Marker

J. BARTLEY MILAM, Principal Chief of the Cherokees. The Cherokee government had been dismantled in 1907 when Oklahoma became a state. In 1941, Milam was appointed Chief for a year by Franklin D. Roosevelt and was reappointed until his death in 1949

Salina, OK Memorials


Paradise Tree

The first tree planted in the state of Oklahoma was the Paradise Tree. It was brought over from France by A. P. Chouteau, son of Jean Pierre, in 1802 and planted by Major Jean Pierre Chouteau. Auguste Peirre Chouteau graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1806

Salina, OK Natural Attractions

Free Boat Ramps to Hudson Lake

North Boat Ramp - A free boat launch is provided by the Salina Lions Club located at the west side of town just off the east side of the bridge on Highway 20 at N. Grace Street. There is also a winter fishing house located at the launch.

 

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