January 28, 2019
Legacy Keepers R Us to Present "Where the Legends Went" at Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center
CHECOTAH, Okla. — Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is excited to announce a special multimedia program to be held at the Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center on Saturday, February 16, at 1 p.m. Legacy Keepers R Us founder, ShIronbutterfly Ray and Oscar Ray Sr. will present "Where the Legends Went.” The presentation will highlight the organization’s ongoing efforts to keep history alive, honor legends and recruit potential members. The program is free to the public, but donations are appreciated.
The program will honor legendary figures in Oklahoma’s history through a discussion of Oklahoma’s forgotten cemeteries and lost photo albums. There also will be a showing of a short documentary entitled “Where the Legends Went," which will reveal why so much of America's history has remained unknown for so long. The presenters will share the efforts being made by Legacy Keepers, including sharing the legacy of lawman Bass Reeves through reenacting, the preservation of historic structures, and the creation of historical markers to tell the stories of Oklahoma’s heritage to future generations.
ShIronbutterfly Ray is the founder and director of the Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival, now in its 20th year in Muskogee. She is also the founder of Legacy Keepers R Us, an organization that focuses on restoring and preserving legacies one story atFor more information regarding the presentation and the Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or call 918-473-5572. Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is located east of U.S. Highway 69 between Oktaha and Rentiesville. The Visitor Center is located on a hill in close proximity to the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame in Rentiesville. Take the second left after reaching the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame Museum (driving from the west).
Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor 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 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.