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Release Date: June 29, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • Fort Washita, in Bryan County, stands guard over the Texas frontier as it has since its establishment in 1842. The entrance to the fort was constructed in the late 1960s, over a century after the raising of the original barracks, surgeon’s quarters and other structures. Today, the site is managed by the Chickasaw Nation and is host to community events throughout the year, like the July 14 outdoor community movie.

DURANT, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will host an outdoor showing of the 2017 movie “Wonder Woman,” 8 p.m., Saturday, July 14, at Ft. Washita, 3348 State Rd 199.

Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the event, which is open to the public at no charge. Complimentary popcorn and refreshments will be available.

The evening’s film is a comic book action adventure telling the origin story of Wonder Woman, an Amazonian warrior who leaves her home to stop the threat of a war being waged in the outside world. Gal Gadot and Chris Pine star in the movie.

Ft. Washita, a National Historic Landmark, can be found between Tishomingo and Durant, near Lake Texoma and the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge.

It was established in 1842. Multiple historic structures remain on the Ft. Washita grounds, including a hospital, surgeon's quarters, and barracks.

For more information, contact history and culture at 580-924-6502.

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