Pittsburg County (Images of America) by Larry J. Hoefling

By Larry J. Hoefling

North of the thick pine and oak forests of the Ouachitas Mountains, within the foothills past the Kiamichi and the Winding Stair Mountains, trails crossed within the rolling valley nestled among the Shawnee Hills and the Sans Bois Mountains. within the early 1800s, that valley turned the house of the Mississippi Choctaw tribe, a part of the U.S.-designated Indian Territory. whilst the railroad increase of the past due 1800s happened, the tracks an analogous farm animals trails and pioneer roads, making a transportation hub on the aspect the place rail traces intersected, a spot that later grew to become the county seat of Pittsburg County.

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