October 18, 2023
Learn About the Meaning of Cemetery Symbols With Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue
PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue will host a presentation on the meaning of historic gravestone symbols on Saturday, October 28, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
From 11 a.m.-noon, historical interpreter Keith Fagan will lead the cemetery symbolism class. There will be a lunch break from noon to 1:30 p.m., but lunch is not provided. Participants will regroup at the IOOF Cemetery in Ponca City for a guided walking tour with Fagan from 1:30-3 p.m.
Tickets are $10 per person. For more information or to purchase a ticket, call the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue at 580-765-6108. The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue is located at 701 Monument Rd. in Ponca City.
The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue 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 Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue are available upon request.