Armstrong Academy, established by Choctaw Nation and named for Wm. Armstrong, Indian Agt., was opened there, 1945, Rev. R. D. Potts, Supt., under Baptist Miss. Soc. Post office established Nov., 1850. Confederate capitol during Civil War. Choctaw capitol, 1863-1883. Noted chiefs there included Peter P. Pitchlynn, Allen Wright and Jackson McCurtain.
On U.S. Highway 70, at east city limits of Bokchito, Oklahoma.
* Directions and descriptions from Mark of Heritage, by Muriel H. Wright.