, Muskogee, OK


October 4, 2013

Learn about Muskogee and have fun

Don’t know much about Muskogee’s history?

Then get out there today and learn about our heritage.

Heritage Days in downtown Muskogee will show you what our great city was like around the time of statehood.

The celebration includes food, music and games, and will wind up around 6 tonight when four downtown churches will have a joint pioneer service in the Depot District.

Muskogee has a rich history of which to be proud. It was the most important city in Indian Territory.

Around the turn of the 20th Century, Muskogee was the major economic hub in what is now eastern Oklahoma.

It nearly served as the state capital.

Muskogee is great, but it can be greater. If we look to the past, we should be proud of our heritage and learn from it.

Coordinator ShironButterfly Ray summed it up perfectly:

“If we don’t remember the past — the good, the bad, and the ugly — we don’t have pride in today.”

If you go

WHAT: Heritage Days

WHEN: Beginning at 9 a.m. today.

WHERE: Historic Depot District, between Second and Fourth streets on Elgin Street.

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