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Okemah, Oklahoma

  • 25miles Northeast of Okemah
    Okmulgee LakeOkmulgee Lake was built in 1926 as a water project for the City of Okmulgee, and covers 668 acres with 19... continue
  • 28miles Northeast of Okemah
    Dripping Springs Lake Dripping Springs Lake is located above Okmulgee Lake on a large watershed and is a definite contrast to Okmulgee Lake with a flat shoreline of 18 miles, and much shallower water pool covering 1,100... continue
  • 32miles East of Okemah
    Eufaula LakeOklahoma's largest man-made lake, Lake Eufaula, was completed in 1964... continue

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14, 1912

Okemah, OK Famous People

Woody Guthrie Statue and Mural

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.

Okemah, OK Arts

Territory Town Museum

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.

Okemah, OK Museums

Okfuskee County Historical Society Museum

The county's past is explored through an early-day schoolroom display and a variety of other items, housed in a 1926 Masonic temple.

Okemah, OK Museums

Okemah Public Library

The Okemah Public Library is located in a historic rock building constructed with the aid of WPA funds. Enjoying a scenic view of Okemah's Noble Park, it is within a block of the Okemah Middle School.

Okemah, OK Historic Buildings

Things to do near Okemah, OK