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President Kennedy in Big Cedar, Oklahoma
President John F. Kennedy in Big Cedar, Oklahoma, October 29, 1961.
Our Journal, Google+, Etc...
We realize our Journal has been quiet lately. However we've actually been quite active, but it's just been over at Google+.
Facebook is really letting us down.
Facebook is really letting us down. We're very happy that 40 or so of you got to see our last few posts. We love it every time we get to interact with people who are interested in Oklahoma history. But Facebook frustrates us to no end.
Exploring Oklahoma History @ Tumblr
We've relaunched our Tumblr blog, exploringoklahomahistory.tumblr.com, to go along with our other social spaces Google+, Twitter, Flickr, and Facebook.
Time To Return
As many of you know we lost a beloved member of our Exploring Oklahoma History family, my mother, Carleta, in December. I would like to thank everyone for your kindness and support over the last couple of weeks. Your kind words and sympathy meant a lot to me, my brothers, and our extended family.
Battle of Turkey Springs I.T.
7 Mi. N. of Here Last known encounter between Indians & U.S. Army in Okla. here Sept. 13-14, 1878. Northern Cheyenne led by Dull Knife & Little Wolf fled Darlington Agency at Ft. Reno to return to Dakotas. Crossing Woods Co. ...
Carry A. Nation
A long cabin on this quarter section was the home of the nationally known Carry Nation and husband David. Carry worked in the church, sometimes preaching in her husband's stead. She would frequently load her buggy with bricks and go o ...
Armstrong Academy, established by Choctaw Nation and named for Wm. Armstrong, Indian Agt., was opened there, 1945, Rev. R. D. Potts, Supt., under Baptist Miss. Soc. Post office established Nov., 1850. Confederate capitol during Civil Wa ...
Chickasa Nation - Ferry owned by B. F. Colbert, at old crossing on Red River 3 miles south, was noted on the organized, 1857; first U. S. mail rout by stage between cities of St. Louis and San Francisco. Colbert post office was establis ...
This noted Creek leader, b. 1819 Ala., had attended old Asbury Mission before he came to Ind. Ty. He was a Methodist preacher for 32 years till his death, 1884. He served as Lieut. Col., First Reg. Creek Mounted Vols., C.S.A., during th ...