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

Creek Council Ground

Confederate Commissioner Albert Pike met with Creek leaders at North Fork Town, now covered by the waters of Lake Eufaula, on July 10, 1861, to sign a treaty in which the Creeks pledged their support to the South in the Civil War.


Today In Oklahoma History

20 November

David Walters Born

David Walters was born near Canute, Oklahoma. He graduated as valedictorian from Canute High School in 1969. He was elected governor of Oklahoma in 1990. more...



Latest Journal Entries

UPDATE: Google Maps Thumbnails

Google Maps thumbnails are no longer working. Links to Google Maps still work. We're working on a fix. (UPDATED)

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.