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The Mountain Gateway Magazine

The Mountain Gateway Magazine features different topics of interest for the Poteau region.  The main focus of the magazine is history and interesting trivia, along with featured people and businesses, community topics, and other various articles. Previous Issues Previous issues of The Mountain Gateway Magazine are available in our members section.  These

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Help Revitalize Wister Oklahoma!

The Poteau (Area) Improvement Project and the Mountain Gateway Community Alliance are working on big plans to help economically stabilize the area surround Wister.  This project consists of several phases.  The basic outline is as follows:1.) Clean up and beautify downtown Wister: This includes the Paint Wister Beautiful campaign.  The

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Poteau Farmer’s Market 2018

Poteau Farmer's Market: 2018 The 2018 Poteau Farmer's Market is here!! This year, the market is located in the bowling alley parking lot, in front of Strike-a-Lot Lanes Bowling Alley.At Poteau's Farmer's Market, you will find the following:Produce Meat/Dairy Home-made breads and candies Canned Goods Healthy Living items Live Plants

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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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Poteau History Resource

NOTICE: We will be phasing out our Patreon site as our membership section is built up here.  Although Patreon has helped significantly, we believe we will be able to offer more benefits through our native membership areas here.If you like the history of Southeast Oklahoma, consider supporting us on our

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Articles on Poteau History

Poteau Historical Articles Cavanal Hill Historic RouteBonnie and Clyde in Poteau, OklahomaBelle Starr in Poteau, OklahomaThe Victory Theater in Poteau, OklahomaOld Town Poteau, a Virtual StudySenator Robert S. Kerr In PoteauHeckabbe's Station on the Poteau RiverLeFlore County during WWILetter from a Soldier from LeFlore County during WWIPresident Kennedy visits Poteau, OklahomaThe

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