November 16, 2021
Guthrie Distinctive Homes Tour to Include Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library
GUTHRIE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library will be part of Guthrie’s Distinctive Homes Tour on Saturday, December 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guthrie’s finest homes, churches, buildings, and the Carnegie Library will be dressed for the holiday season. Visitors will hear tales of the early days of Oklahoma’s first capital. Wassail will be served at the Carnegie Library to warm the hearts and hands of tour participants.
Guthrie’s Territorial Christmas festivities will begin with the Lighted Christmas Parade and the Territorial Governor Ceremonies on Saturday, November 27. The Oklahoma Territorial Museum will have Christmas trees on display throughout the season in the Carnegie Library. Victorian Walk Nights in historic downtown Guthrie are also planned on two Saturdays, December 4 and 11. During the Victorian Walk Nights, buildings in the downtown historic district will be decorated in Christmas lights. Roaming performers, musicians and the sweet sound of carolers will drift overhead as families take in the delights of the season. Live performances with people in Victorian clothing will take place in lighted shop windows along the route.
To learn more about all the festivities, contact Guthrie’s Territorial Christmas Foundation at 405-466-7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Oklahoma Territorial Museum is located at 406 E. Oklahoma Ave. in Guthrie. For more information about the tour, please call 405-282-1889.
The Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library 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 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. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.