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

Boggy Depot Station

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


Today In Oklahoma History

01 September

Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, August 26. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.

Ingalls Shootout

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...


Latest Journal Entries

Ames Astrobleme Museum

The Ames Astrobleme Museum, which opened August 18, 2007, features numerous image panels and a video showing the formation of the Ames crater and its discovery as a significant geological and economic resource.

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 035: Two Fold Trip

In this episode we take another trip through Oklahoma history in what we like to call our two fold trip.

Blog Oklahoma Podcast 034: Grand

This week on the Blog Oklahoma Podcast we’re going to take a little trip to one of my favorite Oklahoma historical markers. Welcome to Blog Oklahoma.