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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

Lake Wister State Park Cabins

With 1,220 scenic acres to enjoy and explore, Lake Wister State Park offers 15 lakeview or parkview cabins open 7 days a wee...

Rainbow Girls International Headquarters

The International Order Of The Rainbow For Girls Temple Headquarters houses mementoes of rainbow founder, Reverend W. Mark Se...

Spiro Historical Society Museum

The Spiro Museum displays artifacts depicting time periods of the historical significance of the Spiro area. It is one of Spi...