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Choctaw Travel Plazas celebrate 30th anniversary | Local News


DURANT — The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma celebrates 30 years on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The first travel plaza opened August 28, 1989, in Durant, Okla., and has continued to offer tourists, travelers, and truckers fuel, food, gifts and customary Choctaw hospitality for 30 years.

“The deli inside consisted mainly of ham and turkey sandwiches,” states Choctaw Nation benefits director, Duane Winship, who began his career at the travel plazas. “Back then,…



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