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15 10, 2020

Nature Learning Opportunities at Beavers Bend State Park

2020-10-26T15:32:51+00:00Attractions, Beavers Bend, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Kids Activity, Museum, Nature, Our Cabins, Outdoor Activity, Things to do, Wildlife|

Listen for the rustling of leaves or the chirping of local birds during an outdoor adventure at Beavers Bend State Park. Immersing yourself in nature with a guide book and a few rangers’ recommendations is the perfect way to learn about the world around you. Develop your nature knowledge during your next stay at the Broken Bow cabin rentals at Beavers Bend Creative Escapes—bond with the kiddos and create a memorable family vacation.  Beavers Bend State Park Activities for All Ages  You’re never too old to learn new things about the world outside of your Oklahoma cabin rental. Luckily for [...]

25 02, 2020

Explore the Museum of the Red River

2020-02-25T15:37:49+00:00Attractions, General, History, Museum, Things to do, Uncategorized|

Broken Bow, Oklahoma, is full of fun outdoor activities. But what if you want to get out of the sun? Or what if it rains? One of the best museums in Oklahoma, the Museum of the Red River, is just down Highway 259 from our bustling town. Spend a day learning all about archeology and appreciating art and culture from throughout history. Here’s everything you need to know about this wealth of knowledge near Beavers Bend Creative Escapes’ cabins in Oklahoma. All About this Oklahoma Museum The Museum of the Red River boasts being the “largest cultural institution in a [...]

11 01, 2019

Exploring Oklahoma’s Wheelock Academy Historic Site

2019-10-22T22:04:11+00:00Attractions, Beavers Bend, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Cabins, History, McCurtain County, Museum, Things to do|

The history of the Broken Bow area is intertwined with that of the Choctaw Nation. One wonderful way to learn about the tribe's culture and influence here is to tour the Wheelock Academy Historic Site near Millerton, Oklahoma. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Wheelock Academy was a former boarding school for Choctaw children for more than 120 years. Begun in 1932 by a missionary couple, the school taught mostly girls and was an important part of the community for many years. It closed during the Civil War years, 1861-1865), but reopened soon after. A devastating fire four [...]

11 01, 2018

Museum of the Red River: Preserving Treasures in Oklahoma

2019-10-23T21:09:12+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, History, Museum|

Opened in 1975 with the vision of preserving cultural history and artifacts of the region, the Museum of the Red River underwent a major revision in the 1980’s, broadening its mission to include art and archeology from North, Central, and South America. Today the Museum is the largest exhibiting facility of its kind within 150 miles. One visit is not nearly enough to do it justice! More than 30,000 cultural objects from six different continents make us the Museum of the Red River Collection. Most of the treasures are ethnographic art ranging from prehistoric to contemporary times. Hundreds of mineral [...]

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