Citizen's Cemetery

Citizen's Cemetery 1425 E Poplar
Fort Gibson, OK 74434

Phone: 918-478-3551
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The Citizen's Cemetery, located within the Fort Gibson Historic Site, is a national historic landmark maintained by the town of Fort Gibson. Some of the gravesites date back to pre-Civil War days. Fort Gibson’s Citizen’s Cemetery is also the resting place of the notorious outlaw Cherokee Bill.  Born Crawford Goldsby with mixed African, Native American and white ancestry, Cherokee Bill started his short, violent crime spree at the age of 18. Having killed a man in Fort Gibson, Bill went on the run and ended up joining the famous Cook Brothers, who traveled across Oklahoma ...

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Monday

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4:00 pm

Tuesday

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Wednesday

7:30 am

4:00 pm

Thursday

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4:00 pm

Friday

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4:00 pm

Also open Sat-Sun dawn to dusk.




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