Exploring Oklahoma History

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Oklahoma Historic Place of the Day

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The Dalton Cabin

The Dalton Cabin Formerly stood in the blackjacks southeast of Dover and was the home of Adaline Dalton the last 16 years of her life. The Daltons came to Oklahoma in 1890 and settled on a school quarter northeast of Kingfisher. Adaline was the mother of 13 children of whom all but four were law abiding citizens. She died in 1925 and was buried in Kingfisher Cemetery. The Dalton cabin is now located at the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher. In the second photo the cabin is the gray building on the right.

Located in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.


Today in Oklahoma History

Saturday, February 20, 1971

Tulsa Port of Catoosa Dedication

On a cold February day, William Verity, President of Armco Steel Corporation gave the keynote speech at the dedication of the Tulsa Port of Catoosa. Seated on his left is Tulsa Mayor Robert J. LaFortune. To his right is Jacques Cunningham, master of ceremonies for the dedication. Mr. Cunningham was the first chairman of the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority. more...

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September 25, 2023

The Cherokee Advocate

The Cherokee Advocate was a newspaper for the Cherokee Nation at Tahlequah, Indian Territory, from 1844 to 1906.


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Beckham County

About Oklahoma. Beckham County is in western Oklahoma along the Texas border.


September 19, 2023

Beaver County

About Oklahoma: Beaver County is located in northwestern Oklahoma in the Oklahoma Panhandle.