DescriptionThe town takes its name from the Muscogee tribe of the Creek Nation who moved to Oklahoma in the 1830s. Muskogee also was the home of notable Oklahoma historians Grant and Carolyn Foreman, who wrote a number of books about the Five Civilized Tribes. The couple's residence, the Thomas-Foreman Historic Home at 1419 W. Okmulgee, contains their original furniture and is open for tours Fri.-Sat. 10-5, in summer; otherwise by request; phone (918) 686-6624.
Honor Heights Park, at 40th Street and Park Boulevard, is a 132-acre park with extensive plantings of azaleas, roses and irises surrounding lakes, lily ponds and picnic grounds.
Visitor InfoGreater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism 310 W. Broadway MUSKOGEE, OK 74401. Phone:(918)682-2401 or (866)381-6543
ShoppingArrowhead Mall, 501 N. Main, has Dillard's and JCPenney as its anchor stores.
Things to SeeFive Civilized Tribes Museum