Calumet, Oklahoma: Cherokee Trading Post

A big fiberglass Indian with a tomahawk stands a lonely vigil outside a truck stop and store offering rubber tom-toms and souvenir shot glasses.
Address:
Historic Route 66, Calumet, OK
Directions:
I-40 exit 108, northeast side.
Hours:
Daily 7 am - 10 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
580-323-0001
RA Rates:
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Indian statue. Giant Fiberglass Indian

Truck stop, very nice gift shop, Indian crafts, restaurant, etc. along Interstate 40 about halfway across Oklahoma.

[Stephen Schiavo, 05/11/2006]
Cherokee Trading Post

We stopped here for breakfast on our drive home. As we were driving on Rt. 40 we saw that the front of the building had large painted plywood Indian chief on the front of the facade and a painted fiberglass Indian chief about the size of a muffler man under the sign facing the highway. The inside was rustic and old west-like, and obviously catered to truckers. The food was okay. Afterwards we went outside and walked to the field beside the restaurant to look at the live buffalo.

[Brandy Naugle, 12/07/2005]

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