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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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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

St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John's Episcopal Church is the oldest house of worship in Woodward and probably the oldest in the old Cherokee Outlet. Built within a few months after the Cherokee Outlet land run in 1893

Woodward, OK Historic Churches

Historic Fort Supply

Five remaining buildings from the army-era at Fort Supply have been restored to their appearance of over 100 years ago, and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Woodward, OK Historic Forts

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

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

Things to do near Woodward, OK

The Evans Buildings

These two buildings were built by J.E. Evans of whom not much is now known. The building on the east was the first brick buil...

Great Salt Plains Cabins

Six cabins each feature a fully-equipped kitchen, a double bed and a hide-a-bed. The cabins are air-conditioned and heated. F...