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Oklahoma Historical Society Press Room

Media Contact
Jessica Brogdon
Director of Communications
Office: 405-522-0780
Fax: 405-521-2492
jessica.brogdon@history.ok.gov

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 our state.

Press Releases and Media Advisories

2/20/2024Public Invited to Free Oklahoma Women’s History Conference at Oklahoma History Center
2/15/2024Oklahoma History Center to Host Poetry Writing and Zine-Making Workshop
2/15/2024Oklahoma Historical Society Awards Banquet Scheduled for March 21
2/13/2024Pioneer Woman Museum to Host Discussion and Book Signing With Author of “Pioneer Mother Monuments”
2/12/2024Learn How to Make Your Own Tea Blend in Workshop at Oklahoma History Center
2/12/2024“Encountering John Brown” Traveling Exhibit Extended Through March 16 at Honey Springs Battlefield
2/6/2024Oklahoma History Center to Host Free Art Night on February 16
2/5/2024Oklahoma Historical Society Announces 2024 Legislative Agenda
2/2/2024Preservation of Historic W.H. Slaughter House to be Highlighted in SHPO Webinar
2/1/2024Matthew Pearce, Ph.D., Named State Historian for Oklahoma Historical Society
1/31/2024Grayson Jail Added to National Register of Historic Places
1/31/2024Experience Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center After-Hours During Date Night at the Museum
1/30/2024Cotton County Owner Receives Centennial Farm Award
1/30/2024Muskogee County Owner Receives Centennial Ranch Award
1/29/2024State Historic Preservation Office Webinar to Focus on Oklahoma’s All-Black Towns
1/29/2024Exhibit on History of Negro Leagues Opens February 6 at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
1/26/2024Oklahoma History Center Issues Call for Exhibitors and Vendors for 2024 Farm-to-Table Festival
1/25/2024Couples Invited to Pioneer Woman Museum for Valentine’s Day
1/25/2024Antique Doll Exhibit Opens February 1 at Drummond Home in Hominy
1/23/2024Harper County Owners Receive Centennial Ranch Award
1/23/2024Greer County Owner Receives Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Washita County Owner Receives Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024McClain County Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Dewey County Owners Receive Centennial Farm Awards
1/23/2024Caddo County Owners Receive Centennial Ranch Award
1/23/2024Roger Mills County Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Kingfisher County Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Kay County Owners Receive Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Harmon County Owner Receives Centennial Farm Award
1/23/2024Learn to Crochet Flowers in Oklahoma History Center Workshop
1/23/2024Presentation on John Brown Planned for Honey Springs Visitor Center
1/22/2024Pioneer Woman Museum to Host Palentine’s Mixer on February 14
1/17/2024February Kilgen Theatre Organ Performance to Feature Tedde Gibson and Silent Film “Captain January”
1/11/2024New Oklahoma History Center Museum Exhibit Focuses on Old General Motors Plant in Oklahoma City
1/10/2024New Director Named at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid
1/4/2024Three Sites in Oklahoma Added to National Register of Historic Places
1/4/20242024 Events at the Fort Towson Historic Site to Celebrate 200th Anniversary
1/3/2024Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library to Host Educational Series Called “From the Stacks”
1/3/2024“Encountering John Brown” Traveling Exhibit Grand Opening at Honey Springs Battlefield
1/2/2024State Historic Preservation Office Webinar to Focus on Saving Old Canadian County Jail



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