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

St. Louis School for Osage Indian Girls

ST. LOUIS SCHOOL FOR OSAGE INDIAN GIRLS 1887 - 1949 One-half Mi SW. Est. 1887 by St. Katharine Drexel and Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C. Original frame structure located near Main and Palmer burned in 1889, replaced here 1890 by a four-story stone building. Operated by Franciscan Sisters (1887-1915), Loretto Sisters (1915-42), and Blessed Sacrament Sisters (1942-49).


Today In Oklahoma History

14 December

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, December 11. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Wilma Mankiller sworn in as Chief

Wilma Pearl Mankiller becomes the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. more...



Latest Journal Entries

The Old Exploring Oklahoma History Podcast Feed

How many of you remember the old podcast feed we had up a few years ago? It had all of two episodes in it. Well guess what. That feed is now active again!

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 054: The Bombing of Boise City

In the wee hours of July 5th, 1943, it was like most nights in the sleepy little panhandle town of Boise City, Oklahoma. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.

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.