Exploring Oklahoma History

We're Here to Explore the Great State of Oklahoma, to Remember Those Who Came Before Us, and Learn the Lessons of Oklahoma's Past Together.

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To look back on what happened in Oklahoma history and to remember those who came before us.

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We learn the lessons of Oklahoma's past in order to shape a better future.


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Oklahoma Historic Place of the Day

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Beecham Cemetery

Beecham Cemetery South side of Marker Nathan and Almira Beecham 'Pioneers' to Oklahoma, gave this plot of ground in 1891 to become the Beecham Cemetery. Their two children, Guy Will and Neti Pearl Beecham, were the first to be interred here. Descendants and friend of the pioneer have since extablished perpetual care for this cemetery. North side of Marker: Donated by the children of Fred and Eliza Beecham Harry and Gertrude Beecham Smith Samuel and Carrie Beecham Smith Bert and May Beecham William and May Beecham Mayfield Wesley and Ina Beecham Parker Charlie and Cecie Beecham

Located in Canadian County, Oklahoma.


Today in Oklahoma History

Saturday, December 10, 1988

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September 25, 2023

The Cherokee Advocate

The Cherokee Advocate was a newspaper for the Cherokee Nation at Tahlequah, Indian Territory, from 1844 to 1906.


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Beckham County

About Oklahoma. Beckham County is in western Oklahoma along the Texas border.


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Beaver County

About Oklahoma: Beaver County is located in northwestern Oklahoma in the Oklahoma Panhandle.