Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum

Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum 119 W Main St
Antlers, OK 74523

Phone: 580-298-5595
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Get a taste of turn of the century life at the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum in Antlers, Oklahoma.  The building itself, the historic Frisco Depot, is a fascinating relic from the golden age of railroad travel.  It is also a poignant reminder of the effects of segregation and the racial inequality of the time with its separate waiting rooms and bathrooms.  

Among the many artifacts housed in the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum is a unique, large-sized wall map, published in the early 1900s with markers for many villages, schools and train stations ...

Get a taste of turn of the century life at the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum in Antlers, Oklahoma.  The building itself, the historic Frisco Depot, is a fascinating relic from the golden age of railroad travel.  It is also a poignant reminder of the effects of segregation and the racial inequality of the time with its separate waiting rooms and bathrooms.  

Among the many artifacts housed in the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum is a unique, large-sized wall map, published in the early 1900s with markers for many villages, schools and train stations that have long since disappeared.  The museum also houses a research library with an impressive collection of historical documents, unpublished manuscripts, historic photographs and a complete microfilm collection of every county newspaper since January 1900.  Plan a trip to Antlers and learn more about the fascinating history of Pushmataha County at this one of a kind museum.

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  • General Information: Free admission

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10:00 am

12:00 pm

Open Tu 9am-12pm for research.




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/03/15

Linda, to ensure the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum receives your request, please contact them directly using the phone number or email address listed at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Linda Long on 07/31/15

We have a copy of The Kiamichi Journal published August 2002. We would be interested in purchasing other issues of this Journal if they are available. Thank You


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/27/15

Renee, to ensure the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum receives your request, please contact them directly using the phone number or email address listed at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From renee smith on 07/23/15

my great great grandfather was in the Jumbo Asphalt Mine explosion one of the ones who was buried in the mine JAMES GOULD. I was wondering if these men had to have a roll number to work.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/18/15

TJ, to ensure the Pushmataha County Historical Society Museum receives your request, please contact them directly using the phone number or email address listed at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From T.j. on 06/17/15

Looking for birth records near Finley. Oklahoma around 1918-1920.


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