Boggy Depot Cemetery

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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.

Today this cemetery is still functioning and Confederate troops, Choctaw Chief Allen Wright, Rev. Cyrus Kingsbury, and prominent Indian leaders are joined by citizens from the area.

Visitors can still see the foundation of the old school house.

Located in Atoka County, Boggy Depot can be reached by traveling 11 miles west on SH-7 from Atoka, then 4 miles south on Park Lane, the first road west of the bridge over Clear Boggy Creek.

Boggy Depot State Park
P.O. Box 1020
Atoka, Oklahoma 74525

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