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Fort Reno, OK

Fort Reno was established in 1874 to provide security in the Cheyenne and Arapaho lands. During WWII German and Italian POWs were housed here.
xVisitor Center
The visitor center is the first building you come to when you enter the fort property. But once you turn into the fort it is about 1.5 miles north to the visitor center. ... read more
xUSCA Cavalry Museum
The U.S. Cavalry Association Museum in the renovated 1876 Officer Quarters is really interesting. The association was founded in 1976 in order to ... read more
xOfficer Housing
There is a row of homes that served as Officer Quarters. A couple of the buildings have been torn down ... read more
xChapel
The chapel was built in 1944 by German prisoners of war who were housed at Fort Rent. The chapel is available for rentals for weddings ... read more
xCommissary
The large and impressive 1885 Commissar is constructed of red brick. This building is over 200 feet long and covers ... read more
xCemetery
The fort cemetery for soldiers stationed there, their family members and civilian fort workers. During WWII 70 POWs were buried here ... read more
xSchool
This was at various times a school, a chapel and the home of Ben Clark. The 1878 building was waiting for its turn when we visited in 2013 ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.