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May 2018

The Secretary’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 11, 1:30 pm4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings The workshop features a discussion of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. Generally known as The Standards, these commonsense principles are widely used in the historic…

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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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

May 17, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

June 21, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

July 19, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

August 16, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

September 20, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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October 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

October 18, 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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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

October 18, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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

Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

November 15, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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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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