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August 27, 2018

Contact: Larry O’Dell
Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-6676

History OffCenter to Host Heritage Hills Bike Tour on September 8

OKLAHOMA CITY — Join History OffCenter on Saturday, September 8, for a bike tour

of the Heritage Hills neighborhood of Oklahoma City. The group will meet at the Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th St., at 10 a.m. and ride about four miles at a leisurely pace while exploring the history of Heritage Hills with historian Dr. Bob Blackburn. The tour will end at the Henry Overholser Mansion around 11:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy lawn games on the mansion grounds after the tour.

Bring your own bike or get a discount when you use Ride OKC. Just enter the code OKHISTORY at www.rideokc.com/bike-rentals to get a three-hour bike rental (helmet included) for only $10. Ride OKC bikes will be available for pickup at the Henry Overholser Mansion.

The tour is free but preregistration is required. To register, please visit www.okhistory.org/offcenter. For more information please call 405-522-5202. Preservation Oklahoma, Inc., is a cosponsor for this event.

History OffCenter is a series from the Oklahoma Historical Society focused on immersive, engaging experiences. With an emphasis on community outreach, this series features programs that are in-depth explorations of neighborhoods, the inner workings of the OHS and historical eras.

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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