Teenagers grab a late breakfast after hunting for waterfowl. Elementary-aged kids race their bicycles down Poplar Street. Adult walkers greet each other on Garrison Avenue. Anglers fish off the old bridge spanning the Neosho (Grand) River.
In addition to Fort Gibson, which didn’t incorporate until 1893, Choctaw, Salina and Vinita each claim to be the state’s oldest town. Also...