Rt 2 Box 257-A8
Garvin, OK 74736
Located in McCurtain County, Wheelock Academy is a testament to the Choctaw Nation's commitment to education. Built in 1832, Wheelock Academy was created as a missionary school. Ten years later, Wheelock Academy was chosen to become the first Choctaw Nation Academy and was converted into an all-girls school. Students there were exposed to both traditional studies of English, history, geography and science, as well as home economics and Bible studies. When the Civil War began in 1861, the academy was closed. A fire destroyed every building on the original campus in 1869, and Wheelock Academy ...
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Tour Group Welcome Reception
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Guided Tours
Tour is free, but donations are appreciated.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
Located just east of Millerton off Hwy 70. Turn north on N4525 and drive for 1.5 miles to Wheelock Academy.
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