• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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Things To Do

Metcalfe Gallery flat[1]

Metcalfe Museum

Useful websites to plan your vacation or a weekend of discovery:

Metcalfe Museum: http://metcalfemuseum.org/
USDA Black Kettle National Grasslands: www.fs.fed.us/r3/cibola/districts/black.shtml

Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma: www.greatplainstrail.com or www.owpha.org

Roger Mills County, OK: www.rogermills.org

Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cheyenneokchamberofcommerce.com/

Elk City Chamber of Commerce: www.elkcitychamber.com

Foss Lake State Park: http://www.facebook.com/#!/foss.state.park?fref=ts or http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.2848Washita

Washita National Wildlife Refuge http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Washita

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monuments http://www.nps.gov/alfl/index.htm

Did You Know?

Animal tracks in the snow.

Washita is an anglicized version of two Choctaw words “Owa Chito” meaning “Big Hunt.” Today it is pronounced Wash-i-taw.