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A historic drawing representing the Honey Springs Battlefield, the largest Civil War battle in Indian Territory
CIVIL WAR HISTORY TOUR
The Civil War History Tour begins in historic Capitol Square in Tahlequah, Okla. Guests will hear tales of:

The burning of Cherokee buildings during Confederate Brigadier General Stand Watie’s march through the town.

Murrell Home – One of the few homes in the area to survive the Civil War and the only antebellum plantation homestead remaining in Oklahoma.

Fort Gibson Historic Site – Listed on the National Register of Historic Places; learn about the colorful history of the Fort during the Civil War as it changed hands several times between the troops; restored with a reconstructed log fort and several original buildings from the 1840s through the 1870s.

Honey Springs Battlefield – The location of the largest battle in Indian Territory with the Union defeating the Confederacy; a major Civil War turning point in Indian Territory.

You’ll also experience additional historic Civil War events in what was once Indian Territory. Interpretive actors will be on hand to reenact several of the stories.

Please note:  This interactive tour requires moderate physical activity – walking up hills, role-playing, etc.