Last updated: 6/3/2018
Hugo, Oklahoma
Street Address
309 North B Street
Hugo, OK 74743
Mailing Address
PO Box 577
Hugo, OK 74743
phone: 580-326-6630
e-mail: friscodepot@live.com
web: www.friscodepot.org
Hours
Winter Hours
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Summer Hours
Monday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Admission is free but donations are very appreciated.
Free. Donations Accepted.
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Donna Head, President
phone: 580-326-6630
Norman Pence, Museum Manager
phone: 580-326-6630
Description

The two-floor Frisco Depot and Museum is part of the Harvey House Girls and maintains a large collection of Choctaw County, OK, history of businesses and families.

Railroading is preserved in displays of Frisco memorabilia and numerous artifacts of railroad construction and maintenance. Photos of trains, crews, wrecks, etc., abound.

Harvey Girl quarters are preserved on the second floor. These consist of three bedrooms and a bath as well as a matron's suite.

Mission

To preserve the history of Choctaw County, OK.

History

The Depot has burned once and rebuilt. It was built before electricity.

Artifact Collections

ArtifactCollections

  • Joe Wilkes Collection
  • Choctaw County Circus Collection along with Clowns
  • Veterans Room
  • Train Collection
  • and many more
  • Research Collections

    ResearchCollections

  • Choctaw County Veterans
  • Showman's Rest
  • Educational Programs

    We give tours at the museum, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, and the Elephant Ark (Elephant Ark has an entry fee and reservations are needed)

    Facilities

    Lecture Halls

    Performance Areas

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: No

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Services

    We can help visitors with genealogy research and DNA testing.

    Gift Shop

    Special Event Rental

    Group Tours

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