Bass Reeves Memorial Celebration

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Bass Reeves Memorial Celebration
Three Rivers Museum
220 Elgin St
Phone: 918-686-6624

The Bass Reeves Memorial Celebration grants guests the opportunity to recognize the life and legacy of the most recognized African-American U.S. Deputy Marshal in Indian Territory. Head to the Three Rivers Museum in Muskogee to hear from historical re-enactors bringing the stories of Winnie Reeves (Bass' second wife), Rufus Cannon (a sheriff friend of Bass), reporter Comby State and Bass Reeves himself to life. Attend the New Orleans-style procession, featuring musical instruments, singing and a march around the museum grounds. Stay until the end and take part in a small reception to close out the Bass Reeves Memorial Celebration in Muskogee.

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Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-69
Projected Attendance: 75
Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Located at Three Rivers Museum. Turn E on Okmulgee St. At 3rd St, turn R (south). Located on lefthand corner after passing arch.