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Okemah is a town in the Frontier Country region of Oklahoma and the birthplace of "This Land Is Your Land" renowned singer Woody Guthrie.

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  • 1 Woody Guthrie's Childhood Home (SW corner of W Birch St and, S 1st St). The home is gone, but there is a tree trunk-like memorial commemorating the site. Also try the Woody Guthrie mural and statue on Broadway about a block east of the Okfuskee County Historical Museum.
  • 2 Okfuskee County Historical Museum, 407 W Broadway St, +1 918 623-2440. M-F 9AM-4PM. This is a 1926 Masonic temple. It now contains the history of the county and an early days schoolroom display.
  • 3 Territory Town Museum, Exit 214 N I40 Highway 48. Contains Indian, Western, Oklahoma and Civil War artifacts. This place is pretty dead.


  • 1 Okemah Lake. Boating and swimming.



  • 1 Ali's Place II, 107E Columbia, +1 918 716-1156. Sa-Th 7AM-2PM, F 7AM-8PM. Features affordable plate lunches, fried pies, and all you can eat catfish on Fridays.
  • 2 Chef Remzi Italian Restaurant, 104 S 2nd St, +1 918 716-7004. Features Italian cuisine from a chef who has lived and worked in a number of locations.



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Routes through Okemah
Oklahoma CityShawnee ← Jct N S  W  E  HenryettaVan Buren
Oklahoma CityMidwest City  W  E  HenryettaMuskogee

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