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McAlester, Oklahoma

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Pittsburg Co. Genealogical and Historical Society

Along with a display of early coal mining tools, the Historical Society contains a genealogical library and is available for research purposes. Numerous historical exhibits are featured including information and artifacts pertaining to Native American culture. The 1903 building is a

McAlester, OK Museums

Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum

The Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum is the state's only museum detailing the history of Oklahoma's prison system. Exhibits include an actual ball and chain, "Ol Sparky," Oklahoma's electric chair, items owned by prisoners, and numerous historical photos.

McAlester, OK Museums


Pioneer Coal Miner Memorial

Surrounded by gardens, a life-sized bronze statue pays tribute to the thousands of coal miners who worked the mines and lost their lives. The Coal Miners Memorial Plaza documents the impact of the coal mining industry in early Pittsburg County on the Coal miners Wall of Memories with more than 1

McAlester, OK Memorials

J. I. Stipe Recreational Center

The J.I. Stipe Recreational Center features separate exercise rooms for men and women each with equipment, showers, lockers and saunas. There is a racquetball court and basketball court as well as swimming pool. The Senior Citizens Center facilities included cafeteria, kitchen, and game room.

McAlester, OK Recreation

Things to do near McAlester, OK

Veteran's Museum

A log cabin houses naval and anti-aircraft guns. The Museum is located in the only U.S. colony established for veterans of th...

Hugo Lake Fishing

There are some 5000 acres of uncleared areas at the lake for fishermen to enjoy without intrusion of skiers. Boating lanes ha...

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...

Military Road - Historic Marker

Military Road - Choctaw Trail of Tears "Cut from Washington, Arkansas to Fort Towson in 1831, for removal of Choctaws from...