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April 8, 2019

Contact: Cayla Lewis
Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.
Office: 405-525-5325

Preservation Oklahoma to Host Urban Campout at Overholser Mansion

OKLAHOMA CITY — Join Preservation Oklahoma, Inc., for Urban Campout, a fun evening under the stars on the grounds of the Overholser Mansion from 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, to 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. The evening will feature outdoor activities, a tour of the mansion and sleeping under the beautiful Oklahoma sky. On-site security is provided. The cost is $100 per campsite, which includes space for up to six people or a six-person tent (or smaller). Campers and RVs are welcome as well.

We will have all the fixings for your favorite campfire foods including hot dogs and s'mores, along with juice and donuts for the morning. If you are interested in only visiting for the evening, there is a $50 dinner option for a family of four.

All funds raised from Urban Campout go toward the maintenance and upkeep of the Overholser Mansion. For more information, please contact Cayla Lewis at 405-525-5325 or director@preservationok.org. The Overholser Mansion is located at 405 NW 15th St. in Oklahoma City.

The Overholser Mansion is an affiliate 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.  

About Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.:

Preservation Oklahoma, Incorporated, is the state's only private, nonprofit membership organization that is dedicated to promoting, supporting and coordinating historic preservation activities throughout the state. Preservation Oklahoma’s mission is to promote preservation statewide. Founded in 1992, Preservation Oklahoma is a statewide partner with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and works on joint projects with the Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). More information can be found at www.preservationok.org.


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