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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Historic Place Database

This database is provided to help you explore the great state of Oklahoma.

Today in Oklahoma History

An calandar full of Oklahoma history. See what happened today.

Exploring Oklahoma Blog

The latest on our discoveries and adventures around Oklahoma.

Antelope Hills

Located 30 miles northwest of Cheyenne, this was a familiar landmark in early American history, once marking the international boundary line between the United States and Mexico.
Located in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.
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August 19

Katz Drug Sit-in

Tuesday, August, 19, 1958 – On Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 1958, Clara Luper and a group of Youth Council members entered the segregated Katz drugstore in downtown Oklahoma City, took seats, and asked to be served. Two days later, Katz corporate management in Kansas City desegregated its lunch counters in three states. The August 1958 sit-in led by Clara Luper at the Katz drug store occurred a year and a half before the February 1, 1960 Greensboro, North Carolina sit-ins. more...

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