November 6, 2023
Learn About 19th Century Hunting and Recreational Shooting at Hunter’s Home
PARK HILL, Okla. — On Saturday, November 18, from 10 a.m.-noon, staff at Hunter’s Home will present a program on firearms and how they were used on a farm in the 19th century. Attendees will learn the basics of safely using black powder muzzleloaders and how to clean them. The audience can participate in a turkey shoot to experience a historic shooting sport and win prizes. The program is free with paid admission.
For more information, call 918-456-2751. Hunter’s Home is located at 19479 E. Murrell Home Rd. in Park Hill. It is Oklahoma’s only remaining pre-Civil War plantation home. Visit www.okhistory.org/huntershome to view admission prices.
Hunter’s Home 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 Hunter’s Home are available upon request.