New history book about Poteau, Oklahoma

New history book about Poteau, Oklahoma

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The Birth of Poteau

Poteau, OK

#1 Jul 18, 2012
The Birth of Poteau chronicles the development of the town from it's early days through the Roaring 20's. Within this book readers will find stories of Indians and outlaws, covered wagons and coyotes, and even a dash from The Gilded Age. Our goal is to tell the story of Poteau in a way that vividly describes the early history of the town, while at the same time helping the reader understand Poteau's broader place in history.

A few of the other topics readers may find include:
- Railroads and Transportation
- Coal Mining, Oil Drilling, Logging, and other industries
- Daily Life of Residents
- Religion and Education

Look up The Birth of Poteau on Facebook or learn more about it on thebirthofpoteau.webs.com !

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