7 Devils Mountains Treasures - Rattan, Oklahoma


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Is there gold in them there hills? Today we are discussing a story about a lost treasure in the Kiamichi Mountains near Rattan, Oklahoma. The Kiamichi Mountains, located primarily in Pushmataha, McCurtain, and Le Flore counties has elevations reaching 2,500 feet above sea level. The range lies in a frontal belt of the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma. The Kiamichi River, the mountains' major water system, flows through the range's northern edge. Rattan is a town in Pushmataha County at the intersection of Oklahoma routes 3 and 93. Established in approximately 1910, Rattan was named for Rattan, Texas, from which a number of its early white settlers came. Cherokee Nation is the sovereign government of the Cherokee people. They are the largest of three federally recognized Cherokee tribes and are based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation. The purpose of the Cherokee Nation Film Incentive program is to encourage the production of film and television projects within the boundaries of the Cherokee Nation and to hire Natives in all phases of production including development, pre-production, production, and post-production. The Black Chronicle is an African-American weekly newspaper in the state of Oklahoma. Founded in April 1979 and based in Oklahoma City's Eastside, it is owned by Perry Publishing and Broadcasting and caters to Oklahoma City's black community. Subscribe to the Only in OK Show. Check out our sponsor for this episode - TAILBOARD APPAREL #TravelOK #onlyinokshow #Oklahoma #MadeinOklahoma #oklaproud #podcast #okherewego #traveloklahoma #UFO #alien #mystery #tourism #legend #visitokc #mountain

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