Exploring Oklahoma History
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.

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Creek County Courthouse

Creek County Courthouse. Listed National Register of Historic Places 1985.
Located in Creek County, Oklahoma.
November 13

Grand

Sunday, November, 13, 1892 – On this day Grand was established as county seat of Day County, Oklahoma Territory. This was County 'E' when organizers at the opening of Cheyenne and Arapaho lands April 19, 1892 Day County and county seat were abolished at statehood in 1907. Many citizens of Grand became noted as leaders in the new state of Oklahoma. more...

Karen Silkwood dies in mysterious one-car crash

Wednesday, November, 13, 1974 – On this day in 1974, 28-year-old Karen Silkwood is killed in a car accident near Crescent, Oklahoma, north of Oklahoma City. Silkwood worked as a technician at a plutonium plant operated by the Kerr-McGee Corporation, and she had been critical of the plant's health and safety procedures. More...

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Blog Oklahoma Podcast 063: Babbs Switch
In this week's episode we take another look back into Oklahoma history as we explore the tragedy at Babbs Switch. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.
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Blog Oklahoma Podcast 062: Greer County
In this long overdue episode we take another look back into Oklahoma History.with the fascinating tale of Greer County … Texas. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.
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Killers of the Flower Moon
The book investigates a series of murders of wealthy Osage people that took place in Osage County, Oklahoma in the early 1920s—after big oil deposits were discovered beneath their land. ...