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Muskogee

(mŭskō`gē), city (1990 pop. 37,708), seat of Muskogee co., E Okla., near the junction of the Arkansas, Verdigris, and Grand rivers; inc. 1898. It is an important transportation, trade, and industrial center in the agricultural Arkansas valley, with a modern port (opened 1971) on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Manufactures include machinery, rubber items, food products, and consumer goods. Of interest are the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and gardens in Honor Heights Park; an antique car museum; and nearby Fort Gibson (1824, restored), with its national cemetery.
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Chief William Mcintosh: Muskogee Creek Warrior 1775-1825 is not the first book by Billie Jane McIntosh, an enrolled elder of the Oklahoma Creek tribes and a direct descendent of Chief William McIntosh.
Officials in Muskogee and Wagoner counties urged voluntary evacuations of low-lying areas along the Arkansas River, where water could be seen up to roofs, as well as along the rising Verdigris River.
Two weeks later, Bass returned to Muskogee with Bennie in tow and turned him over to Marshal Bennett.
The musically-minded of you may know the name from the famous Merle Haggard country tune 'Okie From Muskogee', but for the rest of us it's a place of which we know precisely nothing.
The Muskogee, OK, facility will be acquired from Frontier Terminal, LLC and Cummins Investment Corp.
After being nominated for Best Foreign Feature Film and Best Documentary at each film festival at which it has shown, They Are We is now coming to Muskogee, Oklahoma for the Bare Bones Film and Music Festival, where it is again award-nominated.
Among the options offered at ICTC is the graphic artist and printing production technician program, which is taught at the Muskogee campus and is intended to prepare students for immediate employment, advanced certifications, or further education.
For more information, contact: Oklahoma School for the Blind, 3300 Gibson Street, Muskogee, OK 74403; phone: 918781-8200; web site: <www.osb.kl2.ok.us>.
This paper is in part, a reflective analysis of 15 years living with the state-recognized Florida Creek Indians of the Central Florida Muskogee Creek Tribe and the Pasco Band of Creek Indians, formally of Lacoochee, FL and currently in Brooksville, FL, respectively.
Four pilot sites were selected to begin VTS operation by September 30,2010--Ann Arbor, Mich.; Muskogee, Okla.; Salt Lake City; and Temple, Tex.--with 22 more sites planned for later in FY 2010.
Sports Perspectives:Bill Mercer began broadcasting in 1949 just after graduating from the University of Colorado; but his love of sports began on the playground in Muskogee Oklahoma.
This textbook provides advanced instruction on the language and culture of the Muskogee (Creek) and Seminole Indians.