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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-0765
www.okhistory.org

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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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Cowboy Round-Up, Oklahoma History Center

March 24, 9:00 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will hold the eighth annual Cowboy Round-Up on Saturday, March 24 from 9 am to 1 pm. The Cowboy Round-Up will include activities inside the Oklahoma History Center and outside on the grounds. There is no charge to the public, and all ages are encouraged to attend. Attendees are encouraged to dress the part in boots, cowboy hats, and gingham dresses. No registration is required. For more information on the Cowboy Round-Up please contact education@okhistory.org or call…

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April 2018

Preserving Your Family Memories class, Oklahoma History Center

April 7, 10:00 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center and Rose State College will hold a preservation class on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. In "Preserving Your Family Memories," participants will learn how to capture family history and care for photographs, letters, maps, oral histories, family Bibles, and other materials. Registration is through Rose State College and the class fee is $39. Register Online This class will be held in the Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research…

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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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Dutch Oven Cooking class, Oklahoma History Center

April 21, 1:00 pm5:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn historic recipes and cook your own Dutch oven meal! Join us Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 1 to 5 pm at the Oklahoma History Center for a hands-on class for teens and adults exploring Dutch oven cooking. Learn a variety of recipes as you create a dish and discover how you can use a Dutch oven in your backyard. The cost for the class is $20 and all necessary materials will be provided. Space is limited so sign up…

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“GEDmatch.com for DNA Analysis” class, Oklahoma History Center

April 21, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center and Rose State College will hold a GEDmatch class on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 1 to 3 pm. GEDmatch is an online tool that enables you to analyze the results of an autosomal DNA test. GEDmatch will help you find matches with persons who tested with a company other than the one you used. Most of the tools on GEDmatch.com are free; tools for analysis of ethnicity are also available. The class will…

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2018 Oklahoma History Conference, Oklahoma History Center

April 25April 27
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Make your reservation to attend the 2018 Oklahoma History Conference, Wednesday through Friday, April 25–27, at the Oklahoma History Center. This annual conference is presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society. This year's conference theme is "OHS125: Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing for the Next Generation" in honor of the Oklahoma Historical Society's 125th anniversary. The 2018 conference will include eighteen presentation sessions on a range of topics pertaining to Oklahoma history. Thursday's plenary session will feature Ted Chapin, president of The…

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May 2018

Certified Local Governments Program workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 9, 10:30 am12:00 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. Certified Local Governments Program: The SHPO and Municipalities Preserving Community Heritage The National Historic Preservation Act, as amended provides for partnerships to identify, evaluate, and protect historic properties in communities of all sizes. A local government joins the federal-state…

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Introduction to Section 106 and Determinations of Eligibility for the National Register workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 9, 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. Introduction to Section 106 and Determinations of Eligibility for the National Register The workshop provides the basics about the review process in Oklahoma under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Topics include who are the participants in…

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Working with the National Register of Historic Places workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 10, 10:30 am4:30 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. Working with the National Register of Historic Places The National Register of Historic Places is the foundation of the SHPO's programs, and a basic understanding of the register is essential for those involved in historic preservation at all levels…

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Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 11, 10:30 am12:00 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. Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Participants will learn about the federal and state investment tax credits for certified rehabilitation of a certified historic structure. A detailed discussion of the Historic Preservation Certification Application, Parts 1, 2, and 3…

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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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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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July 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 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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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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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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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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