October 16, 2023
“Going to Church in Old Greer County” Program Planned for Museum of the Western Prairie
ALTUS, Okla. — On Thursday, October 26, at 7 p.m., come to the Museum of the Western Prairie to hear a presentation and special pump organ performance with the theme of “Going to Church in Old Greer County.” Guests will learn more about the traditions formed in the pioneering era of the county. The presentation will include a history of early-day churches in southwest Oklahoma, accompanied by hymns played on a pump organ.
The event is free and open to the public. The Museum of the Western Prairie is located at 1100 Memorial Dr. in Altus. For more information, please call 580-482-1044.
The Museum of the Western Prairie 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 Museum of the Western Prairie are available upon request.