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Woodward, Oklahoma

Woodward, Oklahoma

Young or old, sports-minded or culturally inclined, from rural or urban America - Woodward offers something for everyone! Visitors are greeted by welcoming smiles into a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere which makes this community a pleasant home-away-from home.

Take a stroll through downtown Woodward with a walking tour brochure which guides you to Main Street's historic areas. Lovers of the arts will appreciate the beautifully renovated Woodward Arts Theatre and Cultural Centre.

Ranked as one of the top five small museums in the nation, Woodward's Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum was named by the Oklahoma Historical Society as the best local history museum in the state in 1993.

City slickers and real cowboys rub elbows at the annual Woodward Elks rodeo in July, dubbed the toughest rodeo in Oklahoma. Other annual events include arts and crafts fairs, a Bluegrass Festival and the most brilliant Crystal Christmas.

Visit Woodward Anytime

You're always welcome!

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Officers' QuartersOfficers' Quarters

The Officers' Quarters is a story-and-a-half frame clapboard building. The duplex is one of eight similar buildings erected between 1882 and 1883. Six were located on "Officers' Row"

Woodward, OK Historic Buildings


The Powder Monkey's House

Like the Teamster's Cabin, the powder monkey's house dates to about 1870 and is typical of the picket-style construction at early Fort Supply. Many of the picket buildings were later used for fire wood, but this and the Teamster's Cabin survived that fate.

Woodward, OK Historic Buildings

Commanding Officer's Quarters

The COQ was built as a residence for the Army officer commanding Fort Supply. He and his family lived in relative comfort in the ten rooms that included a servant's room and an attached bathroom. The yard was fenced and a boardwalk passed by the front and along "Officers' Row."

Woodward, OK Historic Buildings

Guard House

The 1892 Guard House was the only brick building built during the military occupation of Fort Supply, and is today the museum and crown jewel among the five military structures.

Woodward, OK Historic Buildings

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