Indian Territory & Oklahoma Statehood Settlement
The Indian Territory and Oklahoma Statehood Settlement includes the Old Choate Cabin Museum in Indianola. This National Register of Historic Places building consists of a one-and-a-half story double log house with dogtrot that was the home of former Choctaw Senate president, Civil War soldier, sheriff and judge George Washington Choate.
The Heritage Room of the Choate House contains furniture dating from 1689-1889, while the Territorial Room features furniture and furnishings dating from 1889-1907. The upstairs room shows original construction details. An original 1923 barn, located on-site, contains early farm implements and exhibits detailing local history to 1945.
The Bynum House, which dates back to 1903, also features original outbuildings including a smoke house, wash house, carriage house, pump house and cellar. A three-generation family home, the Bynum House was build by early Oklahoma settler and Indialoa's first postmaster J.H. Bynum.