The remarkable history of Wewoka is derived from the confluence of people brought to the Indian Territory by both circumstance and design in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.

From its beginnings as a Freedmen settlement in 1849 to its selection as the capital of a sovereign Indian nation after the Civil War to the influx of settlers following statehood, its story is intertwined with the saga of the American West and represents a microcosm of Oklahoma history.

We welcome you to visit these pages often as we continue to add new and captivating narratives and journey through one of Oklahoma's most historic and storied communities.