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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 American Legion of Oklahoma dedicates this T38 Talon Training Plane, especially to those wo gave their lives so that we might enjoy peace and freedom. We will forever remember all who served and gave of their lives so we might enjoy all the freedoms of this great country.


March 20, 1993 Commander Burl "Peanuts" Rice"

Come visit us in Salina, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Springhouse

The Stone Well House was built in the 1840's and is the oldest structure in the city and county. It was used as a water supply at the time for the Cherokee Indian Orphan Asylum. The Cherokee Indian Orphan Asylum was built in 1875 and was located where Salina's Old Gymnasium now stands.

Salina, OK Pioneer History

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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Salina, OK Recreation

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

Things to do Aviation near Salina, OK