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Atoka, Oklahoma

  • Battle of Boggy Creek

    Union Official Records Report of the Battle (O.R. SERIES I VOLUME XXII/2 S# 33) Early in 1864 approximately 1,500 Union soldiers under Colonel William A. Phillips set out on an expedition to cut a ...
    Battle of Boggy Creek

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Boggy Depot Townsite

Prelude to a State Boggy Depot's contribution to Oklahoma outlasted all her structures, for it was the source of the state's name. Chief Allen Wright, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, suggested the word "Oklahoma" (meaning "Red People") in 1866

Atoka, OK Historic Towns

Boggy Depot Cemetery

Adjoining Boggy Depot Townsite is the 1830s Middle Boggy Battlefield Site and Cemetery. The townsite and cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and on the Oklahoma's list of Oldest Historical Places.

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

Historic Churches

M.E. Church - 1915 2nd Street, 1

Atoka, OK Historic Churches

Butterfield Stage Line

Standing at the forefront of the old Butterfield road imagine the stage coach hustling along the old wooden fence line up the well-ridden ruts that are still visible today and coming to an abrupt halt at the rest stop. The Butterfield Overland Mail route directed its route to Boggy Depot in 1858

Atoka, OK Railroad History

Things to do near Atoka, OK

Lakewood Golf Course

Public, 9 holes...

Lakeview Golf Club

Ardmore's 18-hole, public municipal golf course. ...