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March 15, 2018

Contact: Jennie Buchanan
Museum of the Western Prairie, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-482-1044

“Lone Star School” Author at Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus

ALTUS, Okla. — Richard Simunek, author of “Lone Star School: Now We Are Going to Be Americans,” will review his book on Tuesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus, Okla.

“Lone Star School” is a work that began out of memorabilia from the author’s father’s one-room schoolhouse in Hennessey, Okla., and became a story about the building of America as a great nation. Simunek will discuss his book and the school that inspired it.

The Museum of the Western Prairie, a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society, is located at 1100 Memorial Drive in Altus. For more information please contact Director Jennie Buchanan at 580-482-1044.

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.


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