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“History and Hops: Masonic Temples in Oklahoma” presentation by T. S. Akers
May 27, 6 p.m.–8 p.m.
On Friday, May 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., Preservation Oklahoma will continue its History and Hops series! For this special evening event, T. S. Akers will be making a presentation on Masonic Temples in Oklahoma. This event will take place in the Carriage House of the Henry and Anna Overholser mansion located at 405 NW 15th Street in Oklahoma City.
T. S. Akers is a resident of Oklahoma City who graduated from Eufaula High School in 2003. He is also a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) nation and curator of collections for the McAlester Valley of the ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He earned his bachelor of arts in American history in 2007 and his master of arts in museum studies in 2015, both from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of the First Families of the Twin Territories and the Oklahoma Historical Society. He is the author of the books Knights on the Prairie: A History of Templary in Oklahoma, and Masonic Generals of the Oklahoma National Guard, 1894-1965, and numerous articles on the history of Freemasonry in Oklahoma.
The History and Hops series is a fun way to learn about the historic buildings and architecture of Oklahoma while sipping a local brew! Beer, water, and light snacks will be provided.
This program is free for Preservation Oklahoma members and is only $5 for non-members! Members and nonmembers can secure tickets online at www.preservationok.org/shop