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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.
- Labor omnia vincit -

 

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

First Town Site of Marshall

Begun as crossroads store on claim of Sylvan T. Rice with first sale July 25, 1869. On March 1 1890 became Marshal I. T. Post Office Moved to new townsite 1894.

 

Today In Oklahoma History

29 September

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, September 27. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Buddy Holly and The Crickets at Tinker

On this day rock'n roll legends Buddy Holly and The Crickets recorded "An Empty Cup", "Rock Me My Baby", "You've Got Love", and "Maybe Baby" in the Tinker Air Force Base Officer's Club. more...

 

Latest Journal Entries

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.