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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For the fun of seeing what there is to see in Oklahoma and to learn a little something along the way.

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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

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California Road

California Road crossed here. First traveled by gold seekers in Rush for California spring 1849, under military escort commanded by Capt. R.B. Marcy west from Ft. Smith, Ark. Antelpoe Hills, 8 mi. N.W., once landmark for international line of U.S. and Mexico. On Little Robe Creek N.W. of Hills is site of Commanche Battle with Texas Rangers, Cap John S. Ford, 1858

Located in Not Found County, Oklahoma.


Today in Oklahoma History

Wednesday, May 25, 1955

The Blackwell Tornado

A tornado struck Blackwell at 9:27 pm and destroyed the east side of town. Approximately 80 blocks in town were damaged or destroyed. more...

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March 27, 2024

A Way To Support Blog Oklahoma

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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.


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Beckham County

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