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09/01/17

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Contact: Andi Holland
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-237-1907
aholland@okhistory.org
www.csrhc.org

Living History Lantern Tours Scheduled for Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

ENID, Okla. — On Friday, September 15, 2017, beginning at 7 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid will host Living History Lantern Tours. After dark, visitors to the CSRHC’s Humphrey Heritage Village will travel back to the days after the Land Run of 1893. Lantern-led tours through the historic buildings and campsites will explore daily life, its hardships and its rewards. This year’s theme is “Early Day Medicine: Cures, Ailments and Absurd Concoctions.” Following the tour, attendees also will enjoy historical entertainment.

The cost for tickets is $12 per person, and must be purchased in advance. To order tickets please call 580-237-1907. This event is sponsored by John and Nancy Burgett.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is located at 507 S. Fourth Street in Enid, Okla. For more information about programming, please call 580-237-1907 or visit www.csrhc.org.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center 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 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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