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I'm just amazed how our ancestors survived in the early years. Seeing this fort at Fort Gibson, tells us a lot. It will take you back, many years! It just makes you think. We are who we are because of the men who stood their...More
I think we must have visited after a big storm. Many of the barracks were undergoing roof repairs. We enjoyed some good photo ops, but there isn't much to do other than walk around right now. Still a good, free atttaction.
So, I cannot rate this fully because I apparently made it outside of visiting hours... However, this fort was really neat to see. It is not in the best of shape, and you could tell they were working on updating some of it. But the...More
What you won't find in most of your history books is what this place really was. That is a Prison for all the Indian Tribes forced from their home land and brought to Oklahoma. I'm glad the Oklahoma State Historical Society brings out a more...More
When we saw that it was being restored, we assumed this would be a quick 10-15 minute stop. It would have been, but the gentleman in charge was exceptional.
The building has a small collection of artifacts, and there are three other buildings to look...More
They are in process of needed repairs. It was in very sad shape!! Why did the town permit it to deteriorate as it did. The other historical buildings such as the Military Hospital is going to rack and ruin!