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Tamaha, Oklahoma

  • Largest Oak Tree

    Largest Oak TreeThis tree in Tamaha towers over one of the original settlement buildings now used as the senior center. This immense tree is the largest oak tree in Oklahoma....
    Largest Oak Tree

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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

Old Choate House Museum

The old Choate House was built by a leader of the Choctaw Nation. The 1867 log cabin displays pre-statehood furniture....

Pine Creek Lake Area Hunting

Hunting at Pine Creek Lake is in accordance with applicable Federal and state regulations. Unless otherwise posted, hunting i...

Gardner Mansion and Largest Tree

The 1880 mansion is the former home of Jefferson Gardner, principal chief of the Choctaws, and is listed on the National R...

Broken Bow Lake Area Hunting

More than 12,000 acres of land surrounding the Broken Bow Lake are open for hunting, with 5,420 acres designated as the Broke...