Welcome to Exploring Oklahoma History

Exploring Oklahoma History is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.
- Labor omnia vincit -


Oklahoma Historic Places Database
This database is provided to help you explore the great state of Oklahoma.
This Day in Oklahoma History
An calandar full of Oklahoma history. See what happened today.
Exploring Oklahoma Journal
The latest of our discoveries and adventures around Oklahoma.


Historic Place of the Day

Bostwick Conglomerate Outcropping

In the 10-mile stretch of US-77 north of Ardmore are located this marker and others noting the unique geological features of the area, including the Woodford Shale and Chert Outcropping, Chimney Hill Limestone Outcropping, Viola Limestone Outcropping, Tulip Creek and Third Bromide Sandstone Outcropping, Basil McLish Sandstone Outcropping, and the Arbuckle-West Spring Creek Lime Outcropping. **


Today In Oklahoma History

23 February

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, February 21. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Woody Guthrie writes *This Land is Your Land*

Folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, "This Land is Your Land." Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, in 1912, Guthrie lived and wrote of the real West, a place of hard-working people and harsh environments rather than romantic cowboys and explorers. More...



Latest Journal Entries

2019 Inauguration

On January 14, 2019, John Kevin Stitt became the 28th Governor of Oklahoma.

UPDATE: Google Maps Thumbnails

Google Maps thumbnails are no longer working. Links to Google Maps still work. We're working on a fix. (UPDATED)

Big Database Update

Over the next few weeks I'll be making several updates to the Exploring Oklahoma History Historic Places Database....