Travel Blogs from Hinton
We visited the Sequoyah's Home. Sequoyah's Cabin was the home during 1829-1844 of the Cherokee Indian, Sequoyah (also known as George Gist), who created a written language for the Cherokee Nation. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It is located on State Highway 101, 7 miles (11 km) east of U.S. Highway 59 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Our daughter, Shawna's great-great grandfather on her dad's side was full blooded Cherokee.
We then ...
We drove to downtown Oklahoma City this morning to visit the National Cowboy Museum, the National Oklahoma City Memorial, and the Oklahoma City Art Center. We spent several hours at the cowboy museum, and enjoyed it thoroughly. At the Oklahoma City Memorial we spent a long time looking at the exhibits dealing with the bombing of the Federal Building in 1995. It is a remarkable ...
As we entered Oklahoma, I was surprised at how hilly and covered with trees the terrain was. It was interesting to note the road signs telling which indian tribe's country we were passing through. Actually the casinos along the way told us which tribe was predominant (Cherokee, Creek, Comanche, Seminole, etc.)
We arrived at the El Reno West KOA in the late afternoon, and in blisteringly hot ...
More traveling today, but nothing negative happened to speak of. Mom and I toured the Little House on Rocky Ridge while the guys hung out and made a trip to the grocery. The tour was very interesting (two houses), and the museum held lots of neat pieces from Laura and Rose's life, including Pa's fiddle. The Little House books were written in both houses (the rock house and the farm house) over the span of several years. ...
Lisa: We left Texas and arrived in Oklahoma, here is the National Route 66 Museum in Elk City. We took a few hours to look around, it was awesome and only $5 each. he have everything there from donated old cars through to old houses that are museums now and even and agriculture museum with tractors and barbed wire. Yes, a plaque that tells you all about the different barbed wires in the west, and when they date from and to!
We stopped at the onsite ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed