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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

Western Cattle Trail

Western Cattle Trail In 1875 the last free bands of Comanches and Kiowas were confined to the reservations at Fort Sill, allowing regular cattle drives over the Western Cattle Trail, which continued until about 1888. By the time the drives ended, millions of Longhorns had passed this way, through what is now Friendship, bound for Dodge City. This area was Greer County, Texas until 1896. ...

 

Today In Oklahoma History

20 June

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, June 19. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Barry Switzer Resigns

Barry Switzer resigned as the head football coach of the University of Oklahoma on this day. Switzer left Oklahoma with a career record of 157 / 29 / 4. more...

 

 

Latest Journal Entries

New Feedback Portal

We'd love to hear what you're thinking about. What can we do better? Do you need help with something? We now have a place for you to vote, discuss, and share ideas and ask questions.

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 056: Impeachment

In this episode I talk about the impeachment of Oklahoma Governors Jack C. Walton and Henry S. Johnson. As well as give a civics lesson on what it takes to impeach and remove someone from office. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.

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!