Battle of Round Mountain Re-enactment   - Feb 20, 2015 to Feb 22, 2015

Battle of Round Mountain Re-enactment 777 Glory Rd
Yale, OK 74085

Phone: 918-399-9193
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The Battle of Round Mountain is listed as the first battle fought in Indian Territory during the Civil War. This historic battle fought in Payne County saw approximately 1,400 Confederate soldiers under the command of Colonel Douglas H. Cooper pursue roughly 9,000 Unionist civilians led by Opothleyahola, a famous Upper Creek leader. These civilians were attempting to avoid an alliance with the Confederacy and ultimately chose to flee to the protection of Union forces in Kansas. Colonel Cooper set out on November 19, 1861 in an attempt to coerce Opothleyahola into submission. Each February, ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Projected Attendance: 2,500

Day

Open

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Sunday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Friday

10:00 am

3:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Battle begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Free admission on Friday. Saturday and Sunday, admission for the battle is $5.00 for everyone 13 and older. Children 12 and under are free.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

Held on the First Assembly of God property.

Primary Contact:

Randell Newby




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From owner on 11/19/14

Jon, I'm not sure Opothleyahola will actually be portrayed by a particular person. The man in charge of the reenactment is Sam Jerome and you can contact him at 405-714-8270. Thanks for your comment, very interesting ancestry for you! Clara


From TravelOK.com Staff on 11/19/14

Jon, to learn more information about who is portraying Opothleyahola, your best bet is to contact the event coordinators by using the phone number or email address listed at the top of this page. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


 
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