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Museum of the Western Prairie

1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521
580-482-1044
www.okhistory.org/westernprairie

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March 2019

Women of the Western Trails

March 5, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

The Western Trail Historical Society invites you to attend Women of the Western Trails on Tuesday, March 5, at the Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus. The program will be presented by Dr. Sara Jane Richter who is the dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Dr. Richter will tell the stories of women who did not want to pack up and head west to start a home but had to do so. Their…

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Broadway Comes to Altus: Act I

March 25, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
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Performances are Monday, March 25, and Tuesday, March 26.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

You are invited to enjoy an evening of tunes from some of your favorite Broadway musicals performed by musicians under the direction of Donna Tucker at the Museum of the Western Prairie. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 25, and also at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. The performances are free, but seating is limited to 100. Reserve your seats now by calling 580-482-1044. This delightful evening of music is hosted by the Western Trail…

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April 2019

“A Narrative Chronicling the Life of Cynthia Ann Parker: A Living History Program” presented by Jennie Buchanan

April 4, 7 p.m.8 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

On Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m., the Museum of the Western Prairie will present "A Narrative Chronicling the Life of Cynthia Ann Parker: A Living History Program." In 1836 during an Indian raid on Parker’s Fort (near present-day Waco, Texas), nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped, and five members of her family were killed. Adopted into the Comanche tribe, she lived with them for twenty-five years until Texas Rangers recaptured her and returned her to the Parker family. This…

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