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Boise City, Oklahoma

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Autograph Rock

Autograph Rock contains hundreds of carved signatures of Santa Fe travelers and others dating as early as 1826. Autograph Rock is a 200 yard long rock cliff about 20-25 feet high. There are over 323 names on the rock itself and 500

Boise City, OK Natural Attractions

Boise City Bombed

JULY 5, 1943 12:30 A.M. Boise City, Oklahoma was the only city in the United States to be bombed during World War II. On Monday night, July 5, 1943, at approximately 12:30 a.m., a B-17 Bomber based at Dalhart Army Air Base (50 miles to the south of Boise City)

Boise City, OK Historical Markers

Santa Fe Trail

The Santa Fe Trail is thought to be the oldest and longest commercial highway across the Great Plains, from Franklin on the Missouri River east of present Kansas City nearly 800 miles southwest to Santa Fe of today's New Mexico. A direct path across the plains (the Cimarron Route or Cut-off)

Boise City, OK Pioneer History

"Cimmy", the Apatasaurus

Bones of prehistoric dinosaurs were discovered in 1931 about eight miles east of Kenton which included an almost complete skeleton of an apatasaurus, thought to be the largest specimen of its kind in existence. "Cimmy"

Boise City, OK Arts

Things to do near Boise City, 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...

Major County Historical Society Museum

Antique farm machinery, pioneer exhibits, veterans memorial. ...

Senior Citizen Dances

Held the third Saturday of every month, the public is invited to attend these fun dances geared towards senior citizens....

Byron Hatchery and Watchable Wildlife Area

In 1929, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation established Byron State Fish Hatchery to produce sportfish for stat...