The Red River Valley has a TON of places to visit and explore.
Make sure to come back often to see what's newly been added!
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The Historic Traveler's Itinerary
CITIES AND TOWNS
Oklahoma
Ardmore: Railroading Town
Duncan: On the Chishom Trail
Durant: My Oklahoma Home Town
Hollis: Greer County War Survivor
Marietta: Lots to Love in Love County
Roosevelt: Autos, and not much more

Texas
Bonham: North Texas History
Dallas: Good to be Queen
Dension: THE Railroad Town of Texas
Denison: Roundhouse Ruins
Denton: University town on the Prairie
Fort Worth: Mosey on down to Cow Town
Honey Grove: No Bees, but lots of Charm
Mineral Wells: Spa City No More
Paris: Born & Raised
Sherman: Industry & Education
Texarkana: Better Toe that Line
Whitewright: Always right in Whitewright
Wichita Falls: Broad Development
Waxahachie: Pretty Place to Get Away

Arkansas
Fulton: Gatway to Texas
Texarkana: Better Toe that Line
The Old Southwest in Washington

Louisiana
Colfax: Checkered Past
Nachtchitoches: Creole Culture

GHOST TOWNS
Oklahoma
Boggy Depot: Chickasaw Ghost Town
Bromide: Ghostly Waters
Doaksville: Archaeological Site
Eagletown: Still Hanging On
More Ghost Towns!
Retrop: Backwards Town
Relics of the Wichitas: Gotebo and others
Tatums: An All-Black Town

Texas
Four Ghost Towns along the Red River
Thurber: Coal Miner's Town
More Ghost Towns!
South Bend & Eliasville: See the Sights
Spanish Fort - but it's not Spanish
Preston: Drowned Town

Arkansas
Fulton: Gateway to Texas
More Ghost Towns!

PARKS
Oklahoma
Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Great Plains State Park
Fort Washita Historic Site
Fort Sill Military Reservation
Fort Towson Historic Site
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Texas
Meridian State Park
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Fort Richardson State Park
Fort Griffin State Park
Fort Belknap County Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Fort Phantom Hill
Caprock Canyon State Park
Fort Worth Stockyards
Dallas Fair Park

Louisiana
Cane River Creole National Historic Park

Arkansas
The Old Southwest in Washington

MUSEUMS
Oklahoma
Museum of the Red River in Idabel
Old Greer County Museum
Museum of the Great Plains

Texas
Sherman Museum
Red River Valley Museum in Vernon
Denton County Museums

COOL STUFF
Wreck on the Red
Big Top Cemetery, Hugo
Root Beer Stand, Grand Prairie
Doan's Crossing
Truss Bridges
The Stormy Summer of 2007
Belt Line Travels
Questions or comments? E-mail me: robin@redriverhistorian.com