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November 5, 2018

Contact: Robbin Davis
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-237-1907

Civil War Lunch and Learn at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

ENID, Okla. — The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn presentation on Wednesday, November 14, at noon. Speaker Craig McKinley will discuss his family’s Civil War history. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new about this chapter in America’s history.

While visiting the center for the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, be sure to stop by the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery to see the exhibit “The 1893 Land Race: A Legacy of Community” before it closes on November 17. The exhibit focuses on early life and town-building efforts in the Cherokee Outlet just after the 1893 land race—from building houses to developing businesses.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is located at 507 S. Fourth St. in Enid. For more information, please call 580-237-1907 or visit www.csrhc.org.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center 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.


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