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March 30, 2023

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

Walking Tour at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center to Focus on the History of Cocktails

ENID, Okla. — The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host an exciting event full of exploration, drinks and more on Friday, April 7, from 6-10 p.m. Mixologists and historical interpreters will take visitors through the history of popular cocktails in “Liquid History,” the latest event in the monthly “Museum After Dark” series.

Guests will explore the rich and delightful recipes from the past two centuries that have been crafted and passed down from generation to generation. You will be guided through the Humphrey Heritage Village and experience everything from classic concoctions to the stories surrounding them as cocktails and history are mixed together.

Ticketed group tours start at 6 p.m., with time slots every half hour. Tickets for “Liquid History” are $40 per person. You must be 21 years of age to attend this event.

“Liquid History” will take place at the same time as the opening of “Frozen in Time: A Photographic History of Northwestern Oklahoma.” It’s a special exhibition featuring the works of local photographers Mike Klemme and Wess Gray, along with early regional photographers William S. Prettyman, William Edson and Richard J. “Dick” McConkay. Klemme and Gray will be available to talk about the exhibit and their work. The opening event is included with regular admission.

For more information about the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, please call 580-237-1907 or visit www.csrhc.org.

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.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center are available upon request.

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