Okemah, Oklahoma

  • Woody Guthrie

    Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14, 1912. Woody encountered family tragedies early in life beginning with the death of his sister and later his mother. He attended school in Okemah ...
    Woody Guthrie

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Territory Town Museum

Walk along the boardwalk in Territory Town and look into the store fronts of the old western town. The museum exhibits include Civil War relics, Wells Fargo items, Indian artifacts, western memorabilia, and souvenirs.

Okemah, OK Museums

Okfuskee County Historical Society Museum

The county's past is explored through an early-day schoolroom display and a variety of other items, housed in a 1926 Masonic temple.

Okemah, OK Museums

Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14, 1912

Okemah, OK Famous People

Woody Guthrie Statue and Mural

The Woody Guthrie Statue was dedicated at the 1998 Free Folk Festival and placed in a memorial park in downtown Okemah. Painted on a wall adjacent to the park is this mural illustrating the life of Woody done by artist, DeAnna Wilson.

Okemah, OK Arts

Okemah Public Library

The Okemah Public Library is located in a historic rock building constructed with the aid of WPA funds. Enjoying a scenic view of Okemah's Noble Park, it is within a block of the Okemah Middle School.

Okemah, OK Historic Buildings

Things to do near Okemah, OK

Stained Glass Tours

Features beautiful architecture and exquisite stained glass. Includes a glass studio and demonstration....

WB Bizzell Memorial Library

More than 2.5 million volumes make up 4 special collections housed here. The History of Science collection includes volumes b...