...

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

Dinosaur Tracks

Located on private property, dinosaur tracks have been preserved in sandstone creek beds and are available for viewing during daylight hours. Be sure to walk down into the creek bed to see two sets of tracks.

 

Today In Oklahoma History

29 March

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

Sam Walton Born

Samuel Moore Walton (March 29, 1918 - April 5, 1992), born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma was the founder of two American retailers Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. He was the patriarch of the Walton family, one of the richest families in the world. more...

 

 

Latest Journal Entries

Cowboy Hats

Cowboy hats are an everyday part of life here in Oklahoma. Have you ever wondered why the cowboy hat looks the way it does? Radiolab has an interesting take on how the cowboy hat evolved.

This Land is Your Land

On February 23, 1940, folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, *This Land is Your Land.*

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 044: Historical Markers

In this episode of the Blog Oklahoma Podcast we explore more Oklahoma history and why the markers says what they say, and I share 5 great YouTube channels for you to checkout. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.