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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.
- 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

Birthplace of Will Rogers

Nov. 4 1879 - Aug 15, 1935. Will Rogers world renowned writer, humorist and actor, was born on a ranch east of Oologah in Cooweescoowee, Indian Territory. He and Wiley Post died in an airplane crash at Point Barrow, Alaska. His birthplace was moved out of the path of Oologah lake to 2 miles norht of here and is open to the public. Oklahoma Historical Society 170-1995.

 

Today In Oklahoma History

20 February

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, February 18. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Tulsa Port of Catoosa Dedication

On a cold February day, William Verity, President of Armco Steel Corporation gave the keynote speech at the dedication of the Tulsa Port of Catoosa. Seated on his left is Tulsa Mayor Robert J. LaFortune. To his right is Jacques Cunningham, master of ceremonies for the dedication. Mr. Cunningham was the first chairman of the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority. more...

 

 

Latest Journal Entries

2019 Inauguration

On January 14, 2019, John Kevin Stitt became the 28th Governor of Oklahoma.

UPDATE: Google Maps Thumbnails

Google Maps thumbnails are no longer working. Links to Google Maps still work. We're working on a fix. (UPDATED)

Big Database Update

Over the next few weeks I'll be making several updates to the Exploring Oklahoma History Historic Places Database....