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History of OHS

The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites, and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma.

To learn more about the history of the Oklahoma Historical Society, see Battle Cry for History: The First Century of the Oklahoma Historical Society by OHS Executive Director Dr. Bob L. Blackburn.