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Fort Washita Historic Site

3348 State Road 199, Star Route 213, Durant, OK 74701-8503
+1 580-924-6502
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Hidden historic gem in Oklahoma

Most interesting especially for those interested in the "Old West" and Native American History... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kdh78
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Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
US and Native American history

Now open Tues-Sat starting at 0900, but printed flyers included Monday, and there was someone there... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
TravelFan34602
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Brooksville, Florida
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3348 State Road 199, Star Route 213, Durant, OK 74701-8503
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+1 580-924-6502
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"civil war"
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"great place for a picnic"
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"ruins"
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"barracks"
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"haunted"
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"rendezvous"
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"remnants"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most interesting especially for those interested in the "Old West" and Native American History. Ruins of the old Fort (c. 1842).with signs in front so you know what you are looking at. Also home to a section of the old original wagon trail to California...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Now open Tues-Sat starting at 0900, but printed flyers included Monday, and there was someone there who most graciously provided a good overview of the Fort, The Allotment System, and some Chickasaw history. The grounds were fresh and green after recent rains. We saw the...More

Thank TravelFan34602
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited Ft. Washita several times for different occasions. (The last time was not last year but wouldn’t let me pick earlier year) The ghost tours in October are great! The Rendezvous is always fantastic with the BEST homemade Kettle Corn ever!!!!! This historic...More

1  Thank bethboothe1978
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've been visiting Ft Washita since I was a child and still have as much fun when I take my grandchildren today. You can visit the ruins of the barracks, the cemetary, the haunted cabin or search for the ghost of Aunt Jane. There's an...More

4  Thank okiloki
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a beautiful place to walk around and take family pictures. Lots of old buildings and trees for backdrop. You will learn a little when you're there if you talk to Jim or anyone that works there! Friendly folks and good times! Stop by...More

2  Thank littlewhitechi
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I have camped at the fort many times, so many I can't count. I did a lot of activities there with Boy Scouts, in fact my eagle project was to build the current front fence to the fort. It is s great place for kids...More

3  Thank jatravelinman
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went with the grandkids for a picnic and to spend some quality time with them. We had such a wonderful day exploring and relaxing. They have some old buildings that are perfect for Photos.

1  Thank Loraine N
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. There are several building still standing, most have been burned but the foundations are still there! Very cool!

Thank Emt301
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up near this fort and have always been intrigued by it. It is fun to visit and brings frontier living to life.

Thank Ken F
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to take the kids to learn about the history and there is a lot of cool stuff to see. We went on a school field trip. I loved it, everyone was so nice.

1  Thank Tracy S
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klmsmile
29 March 2018|
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Response from bethboothe1978 | Reviewed this property |
I called FW. There is plenty of room for parking a RV. However, there is no RV hook ups. Sorry. They have a very nice website with phone number. Enjoy😊
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dancingflower4659
17 April 2017|
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Response from Tracy S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm not sure go to their website and it will give you more information.
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