Friday, March 16, 2018

Public Invited to See Mission Renovations


The staff at Dwight Mission, northwest of Sallisaw, will conduct free tours of the facility on March 24 to introduce the public to mission renovations and extend invitations to the many summer camps available.

Dwight Mission was established in 1820 as a school for Cherokee children, and evolved later into a camp and conference center.

The mission and its grounds continue to evolve and a renovation has been held of the Heritage Center. Adult-friendly accommodations have also been added along with a tiny home for campers who want to experience tiny camping.

The tours will be held at 11 a.m. and at 1 and 2 p.m.

The staff invited, “Come spend an hour with us and learn about the wealth of history right here in our community. There is no need to sign up or register. Just show up for the tour that works best.”

The camp’s address is 100995 S. 4590 Rd, Vian. The phone number is 918-775-2018.

Dwight Mission’s Heritage Center has undergone major renovations which the public may see on free tours that will be offered on March 24.



Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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