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Honey Springs Battlefield

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Gettysburg of the West?

The largest battle fought in the Indian Nations during the civil war. Surprise! Surprise! Indian... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Honey Springs or Stagnant Water? It could go either way.

We went to the Honey Springs new visitor center after it opened in April 2018 to listen to a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1863 Honey Spgs Battlefield Rd, Checotah, OK 74426
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I hesitate to leave a negative review because I encourage anyone to visit Civil War battlefields, especially lesser known ones like this one. However, we drove out of the way to visit this sight only to have trouble locating the new visitors center due to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

The largest battle fought in the Indian Nations during the civil war. Surprise! Surprise! Indian Territory, present day Oklahoma, was involved in the war. It pitted, Cherokee against Cherokee, Black soldiers against Texans, Indians from all the tribes represented against their own tribesmen, and even...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pelicank11
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is a work in progress and they are continuing to make improvements. The building and displays are quite new. The host was very knowledgeable and spent time with us going over the sequence of events occurring in the 4...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

We went to the Honey Springs new visitor center after it opened in April 2018 to listen to a program on Civil War period musical instruments. The speaker, dressed in period clothing, demonstrated several instruments including a banjo, guitar, fiddle, bones, cigar box fiddle and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank janehyde82
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Our family visited for a re-enactment of the Battle of Honey Springs. If you can come for such an event, it is truly the best time to visit this site. An announcer narrated the battle as the two groups moved into their various positions. While...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank BlueDevilOKC
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is located outside of Checotah, Oklahoma. It is a gorgeous well preserved battleground that you can drive through.In the beginning of the place are a few stone monuments identifies the state the troops traveled from to fight on this field.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Driving through on I-40, thought the history of the place was intriguing. The road to the battlefield was littered, litter Aly, with huge canyon like potholes. The road crumbling. The website said " open now" but at 3:30 pm on a Saturday we arrived to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 831melissah
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The temporary visitor center was closed during business hours. The signage had been vandalized but it also was unreadable as well due to sun damage. Would have liked to know more details. It was difficult to drive and locate to be disappointed. It is sad...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Donnagay A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Went to Honey Springs this last weekend. The battlefield area was open but there was no staff to be found nor was the visitor 'shed' open. Every informational sign along the trails was unreadable as they had been scratched and weathered. We were very disappointed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ryan58813
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Visited last fall and it has a lot of history. Educational for the whole family, gives a lot of history to the history buffs.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Michael C
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Response from janehyde82 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the Oklahoma Historical Society regarding the date of the re-enactment of the Honey Springs Battle. There are programs every Saturday at the Honey Springs Visitor Center in Rentiesville. I'm in a Civil War Band... More