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October 18, 2023

Contact: Nathan Turner
Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-282-1889

Oklahoma Territorial Museum to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

GUTHRIE, Okla. — A fundraising dinner and program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oklahoma Territorial Museum will take place on Thursday, November 16, from 6-8 p.m. at the Guthrie Depot. The Oklahoma Territorial Museum opened to the public on November 16, 1973. It tells the story of the determined people who laid the foundation for the state of Oklahoma.

Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased online. A cash bar will be available. Dinner will be catered by Gage’s Steak House. Guests can also bid on silent auction items.

The Guthrie Depot is located at 409 W. Oklahoma Ave. in Guthrie, about half a mile from the Oklahoma Territorial Museum at 406 E. Oklahoma Ave. in Guthrie. For more information, please call 405-282-1889.

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library 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 Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library are available upon request.

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