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Fort Gibson is a town in the Green Country Region of Oklahoma, dating from 1824. This is the longest-lived town from Indian Territory days and was originally the planned site for the Capitol of the State of Sequoyah that never was.
Fort Gibson Stockade. A reconstruction of a 1824 Pre American Civil War stockade fort (The ruins of the original can still be seen near the present-day fort). In April, Oklahoma re-enactors hold "Fort Gibson Days" on the grounds.
Fort Gibson Days. Oklahoma re-enactors descend on the Stockade Fort and bring it to life once again. Festivities include a frontier market, black powder rifle and cannon demonstrations and Various exhibits all culminating in a re-enactment of the American Civil War Battle of Fort Gibson. (Early to Mid April)
- Muskogee is noted for its numerous festivals and museums.
- Tahlequah is the Tribal Headquarters of the Cherokee Nation and home to The Cherokee Heritage Center.
|Routes through Fort Gibson|
|Oklahoma City ← Muskogee ←||W E||→ Tahlequah → Fayetteville|