"The Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma" has got it made in the shade. Durant is the gateway to Lake Texoma, famed for its striped bass fishing. Get a dose of history at Fort Washita, built in 1842 and host to the Fur Trade Era Rendezvous in the spring and the Fort Washita Ghost Stories each October. For traditional local lore, visit the Three Valley Museum in historic downtown Durant. Enjoy a vibrant Main Street in downtown Durant with restaurants and unique shopping opportunities. Don't miss the Magnolia Festival which draws over 20,000 people to the Durant area each year.