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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
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Historic Place of the Day

Camp Radziminski

Established Sept. 1858, by four troops of crack 2nd Cav. under Major Earl Van Dorn. Named in memory of Lt. Charles Radzimisnski, a former member of the Regt. E. Kirby Smith. Cornelius Van Camp, Fitzhugh Lee, W. B. Royall all served there. Permanent type buildings never erected; post abandoned by Army, Dec 6, 1859

 

Today In Oklahoma History

23 February

Woody Guthrie writes *This Land is Your Land*

Folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, "This Land is Your Land." Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, in 1912, Guthrie lived and wrote of the real West, a place of hard-working people and harsh environments rather than romantic cowboys and explorers. More...

 

 

Latest Journal Entries

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.

Best Wishes For Christmas

From all of us here at Exploring Oklahoma History. May you have a very Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year.