Creek Council Oak Park

Creek Council Oak Park1750 S Cheyenne Ave
Tulsa, OK 74114

Phone: 918-596-7275
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The Creek Council tree, a mature post oak, marks the traditional "ceremonial ground" chosen in 1836 by the Lochapoka clan of the Creek Indians. In 1834, they had begun their involuntary migration from Alabama under the control of the U.S. government. It was a slow and painful trek and of the original group of 630, 161 died in route. In 1836, they arrived on a low hill overlooking the Arkansas River and here they marked their arrival with a solemn ceremony depositing ashes brought over the trail from their last fires in Alabama. The Tulsa-Lochapoka, a division of the Creek Nation, established ...

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44, Route 66, US-412, US-75

Open daily from sunrise to sunset.




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From patricia hogan on 06/01/2013

why is the lock not locked that protects the tree? love that tree


 
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