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

Rev. Jesse Bushyhead Grave

Sacred to the memory of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead Born in the old Cherokee nation. Sept. 1804 Died in the present Cherokee Nation July 17, 1844.


Today In Oklahoma History

19 September

Northwestern Academy

On this day the first classes were held at the Northwestern Academy in Carrier, Oklahoma Territory. The Academy was an important education cultural and religious center, serving a wide area with significant influence through out the years. more...



Latest Journal Entries

Big Database Update

Just finished a big historic places database update. A big thank you to Dennis McGill for sending in over 50 pictures, GPS locations, and a few address corrections.

Facebook Group

We've relaunched the Exploring Oklahoma History Facebook Group

Site Update

We updated a few things here on the website.