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Oklahoma Historical Society Press Room

Media Contact
Larry O’Dell
Office: 405-522-6676
Fax: 405-521-2492
lodell@okhistory.org

The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. 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.

Press Releases and Media Alerts

4/19/2018Oklahoma National History Day Contest Scheduled for May 2–3 at the Oklahoma History Center  
4/17/2018Art of Clifford “Who” Davis on Display at Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry
4/16/2018Sod House Featuring New Exhibit “Women in Mourning”
4/12/2018Hunter’s Home Annual Education Day
4/12/2018Kingfisher County Property Owners Receive Centennial Farm and Ranch Awards
4/12/2018Washita County Farm Owners Receive Centennial Farm Awards
4/10/2018Kay County Farm Owner Receives Centennial Farm Award
4/10/2018Lincoln County Farm Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
4/10/2018Oklahoma Route 66 Museum to Host Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction, Route 66 Book Signing, and Route 66 Photo Exhibition Opening
4/10/201819th-Century/Civil War Musical Instrument Educational Program at Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center
4/9/2018Grant County Farm Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
4/9/2018Caddo County Farm Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
4/5/2018Musical Program Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of “Oklahoma!”
4/5/2018“Music of the Big Band Era” To Be Theme for Next Kilgen Organ Performance at Oklahoma History Center
4/5/2018New Oklahoma National Register Listing
4/4/2018Living History Days at Chisholm Trail Museum
4/3/2018New Oklahoma Historical Society Research Guide Focuses on Researching Land in Oklahoma
3/28/2018Oklahoma History Center Opens “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Oklahoma!’: Musical Theatre at 75” Exhibit
3/27/2018“Preserving Your Family Photographs” Program Scheduled at the Oklahoma History
3/26/2018Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop at Heritage Center
3/22/2018Museum of the Western Prairie Opening “Wee Winsome Wildflowers” Exhibit
3/22/2018T. B. Ferguson Home Transferred to the City of Watonga
3/20/2018New Oklahoma National Register Listings
3/19/20182018 Oklahoma History Conference Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Oklahoma Historical Society
3/15/2018“Lone Star School” Author at Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus
3/15/2018Oklahoma History Center Offers Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop
3/13/2018George M. Murrell Home to Reclaim the Name “Hunter’s Home”
3/13/2018Pawnee Bill Ranch Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt
3/12/2018National Vietnam War Veterans Commemoration Event to be Held at the Oklahoma History Center
3/6/2018Bake Day at Fort Gibson
3/6/2018Presentation on the First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment Rescheduled for Saturday, March 10
3/5/2018Old-Fashioned Bed Turning at Sod House Museum
3/1/2018Oklahoma History Center Announces Eighth Annual Cowboy Round-Up
3/1/2018Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center to Host Presentation on Chilly McIntosh
2/28/2018Celebrate the Spring Equinox at Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center
2/23/2018Family Activity Saturday March 3 at Oklahoma History Center
2/23/2018Spiro Mounds to Hosts 31st Annual Family Kite Flite Day
2/20/2018Historic Preservation Review Committee’s 2018 Meeting Schedule
2/20/2018Don Blanding Exhibit at Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher
2/20/2018Living History Event at Fort Towson Historic Site
2/16/2018New Oklahoma National Register Listing
2/15/2018Living History Event at Fort Towson Historic Site
2/13/2018OKSHPO to Host Workshops
2/12/2018NRHP Nomination Grants Available from the OKSHPO
2/9/2018Oklahoma History Center Announces the Release of “Just in Time,” the Story of the Oklahoma Honor Flights Program
2/7/2018Spiro Mounds Development Association receives donation from Choctaw Nation Tourism
2/1/2018Will Rogers Memorial Museums to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Will Rogers’s Movie Career in 2018
1/31/2018Crocheted Rag Rug Workshop at the Sod House Museum
1/31/2018New Oklahoma National Register Listing
1/31/2018Valentine Kid’s Craft Day at Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center
1/30/2018Hat-Making Class at Oklahoma History Center February 10
1/30/2018Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center to Host Presentation on the First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment
1/25/2018Oklahoma History Center to Host Alexander Hamilton
1/25/2018Treasure Your Roots Genealogy Conference Scheduled for February 10 at St. John Missionary Baptist Church
1/23/2018Oklahoma History Center Adds Helicopter Flight Simulator to Vietnam Exhibit
1/12/2018OKPOP Presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma”
1/3/2018New Oklahoma National Register Listings



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