Introduction to Grove, Oklahoma
Grove became a well known trading center in 1817. During the Civil War, Federal troops referred to the area as Round Grove. George Ward built the first house in Grove. August Safe and Tredwell Remsen established the first general stores in the area. The town site was laid in 1901. In 1907, it became the county seat of Delaware County. However, the county seat was transferred to Jay in 1911.
Grove and nearby Attractions
- Honey Creek Recreation Area
- Har-Ber Village
- Bernice State Park
- Delaware County Historical Society & Mariee Wallace Museum
- Cherokee State Park
- George Washington Carver National Monument
Things To Do In Grove
While in Grove, one can pay a visit to a number of museums and historic sites, such as the Har-Ber Village, the Dobson Museum and the George Washington Carver National Monument. The Lendonwood Gardens, the Grand Lake O' Cherokees and the Honey Creek Recreation Area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Apart from these, the city hosts various annual festivals like the American Heritage Music Festival, Grovefest, Pelican Festival, Cajun Festival and the Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Fest.
Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Grove Higher Education
Missouri Southern State College, Northeastern State University and Pittsburg State University provide facilities for higher education.