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November 1, 2022

Contact: Jake Krumwiede
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Oklahoma Historical Society

Lantern Tour With Living History Interpreters Planned at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

ENID, Okla. — Take a tour of the historic Humphrey Heritage Village at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) after dark on Friday, November 4.

Living history interpreters will lead visitors on a lantern tour while entertaining guests and educating them on different facets of life in northwestern Oklahoma prior to statehood.

The CSRHC will open at 10 a.m. on the day of the event, but the lantern tours will not start until 7 p.m. The tours will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from 7–10 p.m. Tours will start every 20 minutes with the last group departing at 9 p.m.

Admission for the lantern tours will be the regular price of admission to the museum.

The lantern tours are a part of the center’s monthly “Museum After Dark” event series, which is sponsored through the generosity of the CSRHC's friends and community partners at Park Avenue Thrift.

For more information about this series, please call 580-237-1907.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage 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.


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