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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Governor A.J. Seay Mansion

National Register of Historic Places Built 1890 Restored 1966 By Division of State Park The Seay Mansion is a historical monument built upon dreams by Abraham Jefferson Seay in hopes that Kingfisher would be the new capitol of Oklahoma Territory. Governor Seay served as second Territorial Governor of Oklahoma from 1892 to 1893, built the three story mansion story mansion named "Hori ...
Located in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.
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August 30

Bobbi Parker

Tuesday, August, 30, 1994 – Randolph Dial, a sculptor and painter convicted of a 1981 murder, escaped from the Oklahoma State Reformatory. On the same day Bobbi Parker disappeared from staff housing at the reformatory, where her husband worked. On Apr 4, 2005, she was found living with Randolph Dial on a chicken farm in Texas. In 2011 Bobbi Parker was sentenced to a year in jail for helping Dial escape.

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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. ...
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New Web Site Up
Our newly designed website is now up. This is something we've been working on for the last couple of months. It should run quite a bit faster and be much more mobile friendly. We hope you like it. ...