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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

Confederate Cemetery

The "burying ground" was first used by emigrants traveling on the Butterfield Stage road who camped at a spring, which was later called "Harkins' Spring," just north of the Middle Boggy River (today known as the Muddy Boggy).

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

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

Historic Churches

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

Atoka, OK Historic Churches

Things to do near Atoka, OK

Pauls Valley City Lake

The Pauls Valley City Lake offers a wide range of recreational opportunities including fishing, camping, swimming, jet skiing...

Lake Texoma State Park Golf Course

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Lake Scott King

251 Acres Boat Ramp/Boat Dock Picnic Table Fishing Dock Handicap Access Facilities ...