Hmmm, nothing listed for today. Well we'll just have to look ahead.
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 in April, 1851, by Capt. R.B. Marcy. From here in 1852 Capts Marcy and Geo. B. McClellan, later Comdr. in Chief of Army of Potomoc, set out to explore source of Red River. Post abandoned to Confederates May 3, 1861. Again ga ...
Built by Marshal McCully who staked land on which house stands during Cherokee Strip run, September 1893. Plowed sod for and erected house August 1894. Used as McCully home until large frame house constructed 1909. Of the many tho ...
Healdton: Oklahoma's First State-Regulated Oil Field
HEALDTON: OKLAHOMA'S FIRST STATE-REGULATED OIL FIELD Production of crude oil from the newly-discovered Healdton field surrounding this marker site flooded the market with an oversupply of petroleum. Protesting that pipeline purch ...
Camp Comanche was set up near a large Comanche village by the First Dragoons under Colonel Henry Dodge on July 16, 1834, while enroute from Ft. Gibson to Plains tribes. 75 Dragoons and George Catlin, noted artist, were too ill to travel ...
Steen's Buttes About 5 miles Southwest. Natural mounds see by early exploring parties here were named for Major Enoch Steen, of First Dragoon Regt., Nov.,1858 survey by Edward F. Beale, easter most of these mounds was called &quo ...