Woody Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14, 1912. Woody encountered family tragedies early in life beginning with the death of his sister and later his mother. He attended school in Okemah ... Woody Guthrie
Walk along the boardwalk in Territory Town and look into the store fronts of the old western town. The museum exhibits include Civil War relics, Wells Fargo items, Indian artifacts, western memorabilia, and souvenirs.
The Woody Guthrie Statue was dedicated at the 1998 Free Folk Festival and placed in a memorial park in downtown Okemah.
Painted on a wall adjacent to the park is this mural illustrating the life of Woody done by artist, DeAnna Wilson.