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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For the fun of seeing what there is to see in Oklahoma and to learn a little something along the way.

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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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CCC and Platt National Park

Civilian Conservation Corps and Platt National Park Sulphur, Oklahoma 1933 - 1942 This historical monument is a gift honoring the young men of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 808 who contributed a major part to the building of this beautiful park. the defended, protected and preserved our nation's natural resources for all generation to enjoy. The CCC was organized by the federal government during the The Great Depression to provide useful employment for thousands of citizens and to develop and save the Nations natural resources. Under management of U.S. Army personnel, they built roads and nurseries, landscaped parks, planted trees, and conserved the countryside. For their work they were paid $30 per month of which $25 was sent home. They also received housing, food, medical and dental care as well as educational benefits. In grateful recognition of their service, this permanent memorial has been presented to CCC Company 808 and its three million members nationwide. Their park serves countless thousands of visitors each year. Dedicated to the members of CCC Company 808 On the 50th anniversary of their founding June 1987 Oklahoma CCC Alumni Association and the Oklahoma Historical Society. Willis Granite Product, Granite, Oklahoma.

Located in Murray County, Oklahoma.


Today in Oklahoma History

Wednesday, December 2, 1868

Custer arrives at Camp Supply

Col. George Custer arrives at Camp Supply after the Battle of the Washita. more...

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