Exploring Oklahoma History

We're Here to Explore the Great State of Oklahoma, to Remember Those Who Came Before Us, and Learn the Lessons of Oklahoma's Past Together.

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To look back on what happened in Oklahoma history and to remember those who came before us.

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We learn the lessons of Oklahoma's past in order to shape a better future.


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Oklahoma Historic Place of the Day

@blogoklahomaus place cantonment

Cantonment Site about 2 mi. N. Post established on Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation, March 6, 1879, by 23rd Inf., under Col. Richard Doge. He completed his book "Our Wild Indians" there. Post abandoned in June, 1882. Stone buildings were part of Mennonite Mission. Rev. S.S. Haury, Seupt., for many years: U.S. Indian School, 1897: Indian Agency, 1903

Located in Blaine County, Oklahoma.


Today in Oklahoma History

Thursday, February 27, 1908

46th Star Added to U.S. Flag

Star #46 was added to United States flag for Oklahoma. This was the official U.S. flag for 4 years (July 4, 1908 - July 3, 1912). more...

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September 25, 2023

The Cherokee Advocate

The Cherokee Advocate was a newspaper for the Cherokee Nation at Tahlequah, Indian Territory, from 1844 to 1906.


September 25, 2023

Beckham County

About Oklahoma. Beckham County is in western Oklahoma along the Texas border.


September 19, 2023

Beaver County

About Oklahoma: Beaver County is located in northwestern Oklahoma in the Oklahoma Panhandle.