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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.
Carleta Latham. Beloved Mother and Friend. January 6, 1946 - December 24, 2013.
It's winter time in Oklahoma so that means things have slowed down here at Exploring Oklahoma History.
Established among the western Cherokees by Dr. Marcus Palmer in 1829 under the auspices of Boston based American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. First located in Pope County, Arkansas Territory, and known as Mulberry Missio ...
The Starr Springs area was first settled by the Benjamin Cooper family in 1834. It was the site of the Andrew Adair and George Washington Adair massacre in 1853. The springs along with Shell Creek are the main sources for the headwaters ...
Pioneer Woman Statue
The Pioneer Woman monument is a bronze sculpture in Ponca City, Oklahoma, designed by Bryant Baker and dedicated on April 22, 1930. The statue is of a sunbonneted woman leading a child by the hand. It was donated to the State of Oklahom ...
P. P Ackley
Going up the Texas Chisholm Trail 1867 P.P. Ackley 1937 P. P. Ackley, served as a deputy trail brand inspector and was later a member of the Old Trail Drivers Association, spearheaded the trail marking movement.
Deputy U.S. Marshal James Nakedhead
Deputy U.S. Marshal James Nakedhead Cherokee Indian policeman First town marshal Tahlequah, Indian Territory, 1890 Jail guard Muskogee, Indian Territory, 1993 Killed at Brush Hill Feb. 27, 1895 when he charged the hideout of ...