The City of Muskogee is naming a section of Wewoka Street after the second longest tenured Pastor (more than 20 years) of New Jerusalem Baptist Church located at 1715 Wewoka Street.

City Council approved naming Wewoka Street from 16th to 17th Street, "Reverend R. E. Boyattia Way" on March 14, 2016.  Street sign installation is scheduled for April 21, 2016 at 9 a.m. in recognition of his birthday.  

For more information about the Honorary Street Naming Policy go to the City of Muskogee website at