Welcome to 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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Oklahoma Historic Places Database
This database is provided to help you explore the great state of Oklahoma.
This Day in Oklahoma History
An calandar full of Oklahoma history. See what happened today.
Exploring Oklahoma Journal
The latest of our discoveries and adventures around Oklahoma.


Historic Place of the Day

Cherokee Strip Opening

The east-west line marks the northern border of the Cherokee Outlet, opened for settlement on September 16, 1893.


Today In Oklahoma History

23 September

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, September 20. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum Opens in Clinton

The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum officially opened on this day with a grand opening celebration in Clinton, Oklahoma, including car shows, free live entertainment, a rock'n roll dance and many other activities. more...



Latest Journal Entries

Big Database Update

Over the next few weeks I'll be making several updates to the Exploring Oklahoma History Historic Places Database....

New Feedback Portal

We'd love to hear what you're thinking about. What can we do better? Do you need help with something? We now have a place for you to vote, discuss, and share ideas and ask questions.

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 056: Impeachment

In this episode I talk about the impeachment of Oklahoma Governors Jack C. Walton and Henry S. Johnson. As well as give a civics lesson on what it takes to impeach and remove someone from office. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.