“How to Research Allotments” Lunch and Learn webinar
October 6, 12 p.m.–1 p.m.
The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office will hold a Lunch and Learn webinar on Friday, October 6, at noon, focusing on researching land allotments in Oklahoma. Nancy Calhoun, a volunteer and former research librarian for the Oklahoma Historical Society, will be the featured presenter. Allotment was the federal policy of dividing communally held Native land into individually owned private property.
Registration for the webinar is required. For more information, contact Kristina Wyckoff, SHPO’s Section 106 coordinator, and historical archaeologist, at 405-521-6381 or email@example.com.
About the presenter:
Nancy Calhoun has been chasing relatives for more than 40 years. Her genealogy journey began at her grandfather’s knee as he told stories of his family in southwest Virginia where they settled before the Revolutionary War. In addition to working as a former research librarian for the OHS, Calhoun also served as head of the Genealogy Department and Local History at the Muskogee Public Library. She is currently president of the Muskogee County Genealogical Society. Speaking opportunities take her across the region.