Webbers Falls


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Western Cherokee Chief Walter Webber established a trading post here in 1829. The falls on the Arkansas were reportedly six feet high in 1806, sufficient to block travel for river steamers. The village of Webbers Falls was burned by federal troops in the Civil War in April 1863. **


Directions:

In Webber Falls, Oklahoma, on US-64 between 4th and 5th before you get to the west end of Arkansas River Bridge.


35.514831, -95.134122
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** Information from the Oklahoma Historical Society. Image from Google Maps Street View.

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