March 31, 2016
Contact: Cindy Hardin
T. B. Ferguson Home, Oklahoma Historical Society
T. B. Ferguson Home Presents "History of Sewing Machines" Lecture
WATONGA, Okla. — The T. B. Ferguson Home will present a free lecture on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Liz Bergey from the University of Oklahoma will present a lecture about the history of sewing machines. The lecture will be held at the Watonga Library, located at 301 North Prouty St. in Watonga. For more information please call 580-623-5069.
Built in 1901, the T. B. Ferguson Home was home to Oklahoma’s sixth territorial governor and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is located at 519 N. Weigle Ave, in Watonga, with regular operating hours on Monday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This property is managed by the Friends of T. B. Ferguson Home and offers free admission.
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.