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Tamaha, Oklahoma

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Tamaha Jail & Ferry Landing

The oldest jail in Oklahoma still stands near Kerr Lake at Tamaha. Tamaha was one of the earliest port towns and trading centers in the Choctaw Nation, I.T.. Choctaws were brought from Mississippi up the Arkansas River to Tamaha on steamboats as early as 1831.

Tamaha, OK Pioneer History


Battle of the J.R. Williams

Tamaha is the site of the only civil war naval battle fought in Oklahoma. - Confederate Indian forces, led by Cherokee Brig. Gen. Stand Waitie, were forced aground and captured the union steamboat, J.R. Williams, with cargo valued at $120,000, on June 15th, 1864.

Tamaha, OK Battlesites

Things to do near Tamaha, OK

Idabel Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Haskell County Fishing and Hunting

If ever there was a hunter and fisherman's haven, it is right here in Haskell County. From the plentiful lakes and rivers to...

Lake Ozzie Cobb

Lake Ozzie Cobb is a 116 acre lake for fishing, boating, swimming, and primitive camping. A boat ramp and restrooms are avail...

Medicine Springs

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