Anadarko, Oklahoma: Candle from Lincoln's Funeral

Small relic stands on its own among the headdresses, cradleboards, Victorian wedding dresses, porcelain dolls, and old guns in this museum.

Anadarko Heritage Museum

Address:
311 E. Main St, Anadarko, OK
Directions:
Anadarko Heritage Museum. Entrance is on the north side of Main St., next to the train tracks, just east of NE 2nd St.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
405-247-3240
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Anadarko Heritage Museum

There is a pioneer and American Indian history museum located in town of Anadarko on Kiowa, Comanche, Apache reservation. The museum exhibits headdresses, cradleboards, Victorian wedding dresses, porcelain dolls, old guns, and even a Japanese sword from World War II. A case displays a candle from President Lincoln's funeral.

The museum is in an old Rock Island Depot, and close to the yearly Indian Expo hosted in August.

[Chelsea Wright, 09/21/2019]
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