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January 2018

Fiber Arts (spinning and knitting) class, Oklahoma History Center

January 27, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn to make handspun yarn for knitting or weaving! Join us for a class on the basics of drop spindle spinning including the preparation of fiber, spinning, and more. Then try your hand at knitting so you can use your handspun yarn to make beautiful handmade creations. The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Fiber Arts class on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The class is from 1 to 3 pm and registration is $10 per person. Supplies and museum admission…

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February 2018

Black History Month exhibit opens, T. B. Ferguson Home

February 1, 11:00 am4:00 pm
T. B. Ferguson Home, 519 North Weigle Avenue Watonga, OK 73772

Plan a visit to the T. B. Ferguson Home in Watonga during the month of February for a special Black History Month exhibit. Built in 1901, this Victorian-style house was home to Oklahoma’s sixth territorial governor and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Regular hours of operation on Monday and Thursday from 11 am to 4 pm., Friday from 12:30 to 5:30 pm, and Saturday from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. This property is managed by the…

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OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Oklahoma History Center

February 1, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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Make & Take Valentine workshop, Oklahoma Territorial Museum

February 3, 10:00 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma Territorial Museum, 406 East Oklahoma Avenue Guthrie, OK 73044

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum will host a Make & Take Valentine workshop for kids of all ages on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. This is a free event and light refreshments will be served. The workshop is a casual come-and-go event. Supplies will be provided.

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OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Woody Guthrie Center

February 5, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Woody Guthrie Center, 102 East Mathew Brady Street Tulsa, OK 74103

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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Alexander Hamilton living history performance, Oklahoma History Center

February 8, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is proud to present Eben Kuhns as Alexander Hamilton in a single performance on Thursday, February 8, at 7 pm. Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday, January 25, and may be purchased by calling 405-522-0765 or be purchased at the door. Prices are $10 for members of the Oklahoma Historical Society and $20 for the general public. Since there will only be one performance, it is advisable to purchase tickets early. Also, since…

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Treasure Your Roots genealogy conference, St. John Missionary Baptist Church

February 10, 8:00 am4:20 pm
St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5700 North Kelley Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73111

The Treasure Your Roots genealogy conference will feature keynote speaker Thom Reed, global outreach manager for Family Search International. Programming includes twenty sessions on topics including DNA, oral history, newspapers, passenger lists, African American genealogy, American Indian genealogy, and more. The conference is open to attendees of all experience levels and backgrounds. Registration is $10 per person and lunch is included. A complete schedule and registration information are available on the Oklahoma Genealogical Society's website. Treasure Your Roots is presented by…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

February 10, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Quilting workshops are offered on the second Saturday of the month.
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Milliner (hat-making) class, Oklahoma History Center

February 10, 10:30 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own hat! The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Milliner (hat-making) class on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The class is open to ages ten and up. Registration is $50 per person and includes all supplies, lunch, and museum admission. For more information please contact education@okhistory.org or 405-522-0793. Register

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Valentine’s Kids Crafts Day, Honey Springs Historic Site

February 10, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Join us at the new Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center on Saturday, February 10 from 1 to 3 pm for a family-friendly fun-filled Valentine’s Kid’s Craft Day. Children and adults alike will have the opportunity to make their very own Valentine’s Day craft. Supplies and light refreshments will be available for those who attend. This is a come and go program is free to the public; donations are welcome. While here, visitors can take a tour of our brand new…

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Oklahoma 110 exhibit closes, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 14
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On January 16, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid opened an exhibit entitled Oklahoma 110. The exhibit celebrates 110 years of Oklahoma statehood and features artwork by Charla Enns and Jena Kodesh. It will be on display in the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery through Wednesday, February 14. For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Oklahoma 110 artists” Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 14, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, February 14, at noon. In conjunction with the Oklahoma 110 exhibit, featured artists Charla Enns and Jena Kodesh will give a presentation about their works. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new! For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Crochet Rag Rug workshop with Nancy Hada, Sod House Museum

February 17, 9:00 am12:00 pm
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

The Sod House Museum near Aline will host a Crochet Rag Rug workshop on Saturday, February 17, from 9 am to noon. Instructor Nancy Hada of Cherokee, Oklahoma, will teach attendees how to crochet their own rag rug. Rag rugs have a long history of furnishing floors. Around the later part of the eighteenth century, women would crochet with fabric strips cut from old clothing. The concept for rag rugs came to the United States by way of European immigrants.…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

February 17, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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Trappings of the Cherokee Strip exhibit opens, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 24
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host its sixth annual Trappings of the Cherokee Strip exhibit of fine Western art and custom cowboy gear. Trappings opens to the public on Saturday, February 24, and will remain open through Saturday, March 24. This invitational show brings together an impressive collection of art and cowboy gear, featuring several of Oklahoma’s best Western artists and craftsmen. The show is expertly exhibited to showcase the beauty of each item. All works…

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First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment program with speaker Omar Reed, Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site

February 24, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site is honored to announce a special presentation about the contributions of the First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The program will be held at the new Visitor Center on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 1 pm. Omar Reed, a historical interpreter from Fort Gibson Historic Site, will speak about the historical importance of the famed First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment who fought bravely at the Battle of Honey Springs on July 17,…

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March 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

March 3, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for March is Women's History Month. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

March 10, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Quilting workshops are offered on the second Saturday of the month.
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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“Old Fashioned Bed Turning” presentation by Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

March 17, 10:00 am11:00 am
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

On Saturday, March 17, at 10 am the Sod House Museum near Aline will host an “Old Fashioned Bed Turning” presentation by Martha Ray of Pawnee, Oklahoma. Ray will showcase several quilts and share stories from the pioneer women who created these quilts and have written about them in their diaries and letters. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

March 17, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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“Chilly McIntosh and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation: 1800–1875” program with speaker T. S. Akers, Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site

March 24, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site is honored to announce a special presentation "Chilly McIntosh and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation: 1800–1875," to be held at the new Visitor Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 1 to 3 pm. T. S. Akers, the fourth great-grandson of Chilly McIntosh (colonel of the Second Regiment of Creek Mounted Volunteers C.S.A. during the Battle of Honey Springs) will talk about his ancestor's importance to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation during the tumultuous Civil War years…

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April 2018

Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

April 14, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Quilting workshops are offered on the second Saturday of the month.
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

April 19, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
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HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

April 21, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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May 2018

Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

May 12, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Quilting workshops are offered on the second Saturday of the month.
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

May 19, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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June 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

June 2, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for June is Back to School. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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Oklahoma’s 30th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference, Tulsa

June 6June 8
To be announced, Tulsa, OK

Details will be available in late April 2018.

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

June 9, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Quilting workshops are offered on the second Saturday of the month.
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

June 16, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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July 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
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HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

July 21, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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August 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

August 4, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for August is "Back to School." These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

August 18, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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September 2018

Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

September 15, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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October 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

October 18, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)
HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

October 20, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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November 2018

Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

November 17, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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This event takes place on the third Saturday of each month.
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home's staff members are pleased to share living history experiences with guests during the monthly Third Saturday Living History program. Historical interpreters dressed in period clothing will perform everyday plantation tasks, and guests can enjoy a variety of demonstrations, talk to historians, and even participate in some of the activities. Topics cover…

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December 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

December 8, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for December is Deck the Halls. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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