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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Butterfield Overland Mail Site of Bobby Depot Here was located a stage stand of the Butterfield Overland Mail Rount, under act of congress, March 3, 1857. First mail stage arrived here in september 1858, enroute to San Francisco. Service continued until the outbreat of the War Between The States. Oklahoma Historical Society, 1953
Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, August 26. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.
Ingalls, Oklahoma was the site of a famous battle on this day between U.S. marshals and the Doolin-Dalton gang. Three marshals and two residents were killed. Several people were wounded and one outlaw was captured. more...