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Honey Springs Battlefield

1863 Honey Spgs Battlefield Rd, Checotah, OK 74426
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A Historical Site To See

It is located outside of Checotah, Oklahoma. It is a gorgeous well preserved battleground that you... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Linda P
McKinney, Texas

Driving through on I-40, thought the history of the place was intriguing. The road to the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Melissa H
via mobile
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1863 Honey Spgs Battlefield Rd, Checotah, OK 74426
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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.

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

Thank Melissa H
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

Thank Donnagay1d
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

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.

Thank kikoduke
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Honey Springs Battlefield is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society. In the 1990s they developed an extensive system of well-interpreted walking trails and a short driving tour but no visitor center. They are about to open a very nice new visitor center but, ironically, have...More

1  Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 6 April 2016

First of all, it was a bit harder to find the Honey Springs Battlefield than I expected. I knew that it was near the town of Rentiesville, which is northeast of Checotah, OK. I traveled north of Checotah on old US 69, and after a...More

1  Thank TallTexWally
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I forgot this battle existed until I saw the sign on the side of the road. It is an interesting drive back to the park. Its one of those drives that you second guess that you made a wrong turn. The informational placards and monuments...More

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a must see for any time and especially in November. We visited the site of Honey Springs Civil War Battlefield earlier this year and cant wait for the reenactment in November. The history of all that took place on this site gave me...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Honey Springs was the largest battle fought during the Civil War in what was then Indian Territory. The battle is interesting and important and much of the land is preserved and accessible within the park. However, the Oklahoma Historical Society, which runs the place, has...More

Thank civilwarguy
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