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.
By King Charles II Charter
By King Charles II Charter 1663 Carolina Included Oklahoma Oklahoma was a part of Carolina. A strip of land from the Atlantic to the Pacific, by English Grand this event commemorated by the Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century ...
Great Western Trail
In 1874, the cattle ranchers of the San Antonio, Texas area began blazing a trail with their large herds of longhorn cattle through western Indian Territory to the railhead at Dodge City, Kansas and to markets beyond into Canada and the ...
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 ...