Exploring Oklahoma History Journal


2013 El Reno Tornado

Video - El Reno: Lessons From the Most Dangerous Tornado in Storm Observing History (May 31, 2013)

Play Ball!!

Happy Opening Day! MLB has started regular season play. It's Baseball Season! Yay! How much do you know Oklahoma's rich Baseball history?

Cowboy Hats

Cowboy hats are an everyday part of life here in Oklahoma. Have you ever wondered why the cowboy hat looks the way it does? Radiolab has an interesting take on how the cowboy hat evolved.

This Land is Your Land

On February 23, 1940, folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, *This Land is Your Land.*

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 044: Historical Markers

In this episode of the Blog Oklahoma Podcast we explore more Oklahoma history and why the markers says what they say, and I share 5 great YouTube channels for you to checkout. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.

Best Wishes For Christmas

From all of us here at Exploring Oklahoma History. May you have a very Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year.

Site Update

I fixed a few minor glitches and a display issues on the site. ...

Call for Pictures and a Big Thank You

First off a big thank you to everyone who's sent in pictures and marker finds over the years. It’s helped us out a lot to fill in some of the blanks in our Oklahoma Historic Places Database. ...

Ames Astrobleme Museum

The Ames Astrobleme Museum, which opened August 18, 2007, features numerous image panels and a video showing the formation of the Ames crater and its discovery as a significant geological and economic resource.

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 035: Two Fold Trip

In this episode we take another trip through Oklahoma history in what we like to call our two fold trip.