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Checotah, Oklahoma

  • Checotah's PRCA Champions

    Checotah has a rich heritage in cattle ranching which was the root for the sport of rodeo. Rodeo has made the town the Steerwrestling Capital of the World. Five (5) PRCA World Champion Steerwrestle...
    Checotah's PRCA Champions

  • Pulitzer Prize Winner

    Checotah's library is named in honor of the Pulitzer Prize winner, Jim Griffing Lucas. * A third generation Checotahan born June 22, 1914, *A 1931 graduate of Checotah High School and a champion...
    Pulitzer Prize Winner

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Honey Springs Civil War Battlefield

Honey Springs Battlefield Memorial Park has gained national prestige as being listed on the National Map of Civil War Sites. On July 17, 1863, smoke billowed and cannons roared when nearly 6,000 Confederates were defeated by 3,400 Federals just 3 1/2 miles northeast of Checotah, Oklahoma.

Checotah, OK Battlesites

Historic Downtown Checotah

Downtown Checotah is one of only 15 National Register Historic Districts in Oklahoma. Built between 1898 and 1903, many of the buildings still show the grandeur of their original architecture. Unfortunately, in 1992 the loss by fire of Checotah'

Checotah, OK Historic Districts

United Methodist Church

The United Methodist Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Checotah, OK Historic Churches

Indian Territory Cemetery

The Indian Territory Cemetery has markers dating from 1872 to 1912.

Checotah, OK Cemeteries

1903 IOOF Home

One Checotah National Historic Landmark which continues the service which began just after the turn of the century is the IOOF Home. In 1902, a farm of 160 acres and $5,000 was offered by W.E. Gentry and his wife, Sallie, and was accepted by the IOOF. The local lodge, chartered in 1895

Checotah, OK Historic Buildings

Things to do near Checotah, OK

Lin Lar Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Historic Dr. McLean Home

1913 home on National Historic Register. Original furnishings, medical equipment and vintage clothing. ...