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Strike-a-Lot Lanes

Strike-a-Lot Lanes is a bowling and recreational facility in Poteau.  The bowling alley is fully modern, clean, and comfortable. There are various activities and special nights throughout the week.  The popular glow-bowl is always a great hit that brings a new dimension to the game.  Love to sing?  Visit during

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Skate Reation

Do you remember?Tall socks.. poofy hair.. and colorful outfits!Skate-reation is just around 40 years old.  Built in 1980, this was during the height of the roller skating craze; and they're still going strong!Be sure to catch the Leflore County Roller Derby team for their games, or visit Skate-Reation for open

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Southern Belle Restaurant

The Southern Belle Restaurant in Heavener, Oklahoma is a themed dining experience.  The restaurant is set in a 1905 railroad dining car.  The railcar was modified in the 1940's to transport WWII troops.  After the owners obtained the railcar, they set about restoring it to it's former glory.  Today, patrons

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Cavanal Hill and Historic Trail

Cavanal Hill is dubbed "The World's Highest Hill", but there's a lot more to it than just that.  The trail leading up to Cavanal Hill follows the old railroad line that ran to Witteville.  From there, there was an old route that ran to the top where Walter Beard's summer

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Maple Creek Blueberry Farm

Maple Creek Blueberry Farm is a 2 acre site featuring a wide variety of blueberries.  Formed in 2003, Maple Creek Blueberry Farm has been a favorite location for agrotourism, drawing in hundreds from all across the United States.  There are over 2,000 blueberry plants of various varieties.  This is a

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Tour Poteau’s Black Angus Bulls

Black Angus Bulls run Amok in Poteau! In 2013, the City of Poteau and the Poteau Chamber of Commerce decided to create some local art.  In honor of the late Senator Robert S. Kerr, the black angus bull was chosen.  Sen. Kerr had one of the largest Black Angus ranches in

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LeFlore County Museum at Hotel Lowrey

The LeFlore County Museum is located in downtown Poteau.  Housed in the former Hotel Lowrey, the museum now consists of three floors of artifacts, a rotating exhibit, and an event room.  Artifacts range from the Caddoan Empire through the 1980's.  The museum is free, however, donations are accepted. Learn more about

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Poteau WPA Tour

During the 1930's, the Works Progress Administration played a large role in Poteau, Heavener, and Wister.  In Poteau, there are a large number of WPA projects that are quite fascinating.  The tour, located in the link below, goes into depth on the different projects in town.In Heavener, there are several

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Skullyville Cemetery and Fort Coffee

Located in northern LeFlore County, both Skullyville and Ft. Coffee played an important role in the regions history.Following the Choctaw Trail of Tears, Skullyville was established as the new capital and end of the "northern" route.  The principal landing point was at Ft. Coffee, established shortly after the Indian Removals

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