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04/19/16

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Robbin Davis
Pioneer Woman Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-765-6108
rdavis@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/pioneerwoman

Pioneer Woman Museum to Celebrate Renovations

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Join the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Friends of the Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum to celebrate the opening of the new entrance and lobby at the Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum in Ponca City on Saturday, April 23. Activities begin at 10 a.m. on the museum’s front lawn and will include honoring local women aged 80 and older for contributions to their families and community. Museum admission will be free until 1 p.m. with refreshments and entertainment available.

Local women over the age of 80 who wish to be honored should arrive at 9:30 a.m. for registration and to receive a flower. During the ceremony, each woman will be recognized individually. A few of these pioneer women will share with the audience their contributions to their families and the community.

The Pioneer Woman Museum is located at 701 Monument Rd. in Ponca City. The museum is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information about programs at the Pioneer Woman Museum, call 580-765-6108 or email piown@okhistory.org.

The Pioneer Woman Museum is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. 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 31 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. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.  

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