Muskogee has always been a crossroads of cultures thanks to the three rivers that converge here. What began as a trading post became a destination for Native Americans who survived the Trail of Tears. Then, on Christmas Day in 1871, a General Grant steam locomotive puffed its way across the Arkansas River and Muskogee exploded. Today, this center of trade is still full of the characters that make Muskogee an intriguing city to visit. Where else can you find a castle and a submarine in the same place? Come see for yourself!