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October 2022

OkNHD Library Day

October 6
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join us for our annual OkNHD Library Day at the Oklahoma History Center on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Students will research in the library and attend workshops for help with their projects. OkNHD Library Day is free for teachers, students, and chaperones! The fee for this program is included with the cost of admission. Registration opens on August 25 and closes on September 29.    

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Research Center Book Sale

October 6, 10 a.m.4:45 p.m.
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One event on October 6, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 7, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 5, through Saturday, October 8, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. The sale is open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The sale will include books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. Visitors can shop for…

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Research Center Book Sale

October 7, 10 a.m.4:45 p.m.
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One event on October 6, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 7, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 5, through Saturday, October 8, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. The sale is open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The sale will include books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. Visitors can shop for…

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“Coffee Time” living history program

October 7, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1 to 3 p.m. join Fort Gibson Historic Site staff as they present a program all about coffee which will follow the process of bringing the coffee beans from the tree to the mug. Learn what coffee varietals were available in the 19th century and see the equipment used to process and brew coffee. In the history of this nation, there has been one…

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Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tour

October 7, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at  9:30 p.m. A guide will take visitors on a 45-minute walking tour through the streets of this once prominent town. The venues on the tour will cover specific historic events in Doaksville’s history. Doaksville served as the capital of the Choctaw Nation intermittently after 1850 and…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

October 8, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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An event every month that begins at 9 a.m. on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2022

Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. with instructor Martha Ray, and the cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@history.ok.gov.

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Research Center Book Sale

October 8, 10 a.m.1 p.m.
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One event on October 6, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 7, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 5, through Saturday, October 8, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. The sale is open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The sale will include books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. Visitors can shop for…

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“Coffee Time” living history program

October 8, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1 to 3 p.m. join Fort Gibson Historic Site staff as they present a program all about coffee which will follow the process of bringing the coffee beans from the tree to the mug. Learn what coffee varietals were available in the 19th century and see the equipment used to process and brew coffee. In the history of this nation, there has been one…

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The Battle of Honey Springs documentary screening at the Bass & Belle Wild West Film Fest

October 8, 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Roxy Theater, 220 Okmulgee Street Muskogee, OK

The Oklahoma Historical Society is excited to announce that The Battle of Honey Springs, a documentary, depicting the largest Civil War battle to take place in present-day Oklahoma, will be screened on October 8, at 3:30 p.m. at the Bass & Belle Wild West Film Fest at the Roxy Theater in Muskogee. On July 17, 1863, near the community of Honey Springs in the Muscogee Nation, the United States and Confederate forces battled for control of Indian Territory. Brother fought…

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History & Haunts at the Overholser **SOLD OUT**

October 8, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on October 15, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 22, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 28, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 29, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 21, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Due to popular demand, the 2022 History & Haunts tours are sold out. The tours will begin with a brief introduction in the Overholser Mansion Carriage House followed by a rare glimpse inside the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion after dark. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the historic…

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Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tour

October 8, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Historic Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at  9:30 p.m. A guide will take visitors on a 45-minute walking tour through the streets of this once prominent town. The venues on the tour will cover specific historic events in Doaksville’s history. Doaksville served as the capital of the Choctaw Nation intermittently after 1850 and…

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“Outlaw Mummy: The Story of Elmer McCurdy” webinar

October 13, 12 p.m.

On Thursday, October 13, at noon (Central Time), the State Historic Preservation Office is not afraid to host Michael Williams, curator of the Oklahoma Territorial Museum in Guthrie, for an unsettling story about the worldly travels of Elmer McCurdy. Williams will tell the twisted tale of McCurdy following his life as a train-robbing outlaw, the gun that killed him, the lawman who fired the fatal shot, and McCurdy's postmortem career as a carnival attraction. Register for the webinar

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting

October 13, 1:30 p.m.
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One event on April 21, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on July 21, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on October 13, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee’s (HPRC) meeting schedule. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. The HPRC’s 2022 meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 20, April 21, July 21, and October 13. Unless otherwise noted, meetings will be held in the Clark and Kay…

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Oklahoma Folklife Festival

October 15, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) is pleased to invite the public to attend the 2022 Oklahoma Folklife Festival on Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and will offer a wide range of entertainment, crafts, exhibitions and food. The festival will be held predominantly outdoors on the OHC campus located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. For additional information, please call 405-522-0765. This community-wide event will celebrate…

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

October 15, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on September 17, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On the third Saturday of the month from April to October, make the trip to the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah to take part in Will's Cowboy Trader Days. See locally handcrafted and homemade items, saddles, cowboy hats, tack, boots, and a variety of work created by local artisans from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE. To learn more about events and programs at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch, visit www.willrogers.com, contact wrinfo@willrogers.com, or call 918-341-0719.…

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International Archaeology Day Celebration

October 15, 10 a.m.4 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

October is Archaeology Month in Oklahoma and internationally, and Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will celebrate International Archaeology Day on Saturday, October 15, 2022, with a lecture, a guided walk, and many other activities. Oklahoma Archaeology Month is sponsored and promoted by the Oklahoma Anthropological Society and the Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network, and includes many more events (some virtual) throughout Oklahoma during the month of October. Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is the only pre-European contact Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

October 15, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on September 17, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 19, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 3, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 17, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come alive with reenactors who are tending their shops, working their trades, or socializing at the Village Church. Visitors can learn about different skills and trades of the time, or…

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Family Day at the Birthplace Ranch

October 15, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on September 17, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 1 p.m.

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch from 1 to 3 p.m. Through 19th-century hands-on activities, crafts, games, and demonstrations, visitors will get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood! Families can also enjoy hayride tours and mini hikes at the Birthplace Ranch. Family Day at the Ranch is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated.

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Make and Take: Ammo Crate

October 15, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Participants will have the opportunity to build their own Civil War–style wooden ammo crate on Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Honey Springs Battlefield. In this outdoor class, led by instructor Jake Krumwiede, participants will walk through the easy steps of piecing together a sturdy storage crate from pre-cut panels using light construction techniques. To register for this class or to get more information, contact Honey Springs Battlefield at honeysprings@history.ok.gov or adam.lynn@history.ok.gov, or call 918-617-7125. The workshop…

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Style Show with storyteller Dianne Fallis

October 15, 1 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred & Addie Drummond Home will have a Style Show on Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 1:30 given by the Green Country Storyteller of Bartlesville: Dianne Fallis. Fallis has shared her stories with young and old since she became a storyteller in 2003. Her story collections center on the regional and local history of Oklahoma. She is also a member of the National and state Territory Storytellers sharing her stories at Sunfest of Bartlesville and countless venues across…

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History & Haunts at the Overholser **SOLD OUT**

October 15, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on October 15, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 22, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 28, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 29, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 21, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Due to popular demand, the 2022 History & Haunts tours are sold out. The tours will begin with a brief introduction in the Overholser Mansion Carriage House followed by a rare glimpse inside the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion after dark. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the historic…

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Let’s Talk About It: Monte Walsh (1963) by Jack Schaefer

October 15, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person and online gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of the historical cowboy—the hired man on horseback who rode the ranges…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting *canceled*

October 19, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, has been canceled.

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Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition closes

October 20
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition, will be on display at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center until Thursday, October 20. In the exhibition, artist Sam Comen presents a series of portraits of American immigrants and first-generation Americans at work in the small, skilled trades as icons of the American experience. The subjects share stories of economic independence and struggle, belonging and exclusion, faith and fear, and service to both community and family. A variety of themes are explored in…

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring Michael Williams and the story of Elmer McCurdy

October 20, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m., The Will Rogers Museum will host a program featuring Michael Williams, Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library curator. Williams will make a presentation about Elmer McCurdy—the bizarre story of the Oklahoma Outlaw turned sideshow mummy. While filming an episode of the hit television show, The Six Million Dollar Man, entitled “The Carnival of Spies,” at the Nu-Pike amusement park in Long Beach, California, a member of the crew, knocked the arm of a…

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“What a Mess” living history program

October 21, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on October 22, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.,  this late October living history program will be focused on the mess hall of Fort Gibson. Learn the types of foods available at the post during the 19th century. Kitchen staff will be stoking the kitchen fires and cooking delicious recipes from pork, potatoes, dried fruits and vegetables, and making coffee. Living historians will be demonstrating the skills of…

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History & Haunts at the Overholser **SOLD OUT**

October 21, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on October 15, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 22, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 28, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 29, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 21, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Due to popular demand, the 2022 History & Haunts tours are sold out. The tours will begin with a brief introduction in the Overholser Mansion Carriage House followed by a rare glimpse inside the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion after dark. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the historic…

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“Introduction to the Basics of Survival” workshop

October 22, 9 a.m.1 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

On Saturday, October 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fort Towson Historic Site will host “Introduction to the Basics of Survival,” a workshop facilitated by Todd Branda. Todd Branda, a veteran and McCurtain County medical transport pilot, will lead the class. He will provide valuable information about applying first aid, locating water, reading a compass, navigating toward safety, building shelters, starting fires, and signaling for help. Branda’s perspective and training make him an ideal candidate to teach others how…

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“What a Mess” living history program

October 22, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on October 22, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.,  this late October living history program will be focused on the mess hall of Fort Gibson. Learn the types of foods available at the post during the 19th century. Kitchen staff will be stoking the kitchen fires and cooking delicious recipes from pork, potatoes, dried fruits and vegetables, and making coffee. Living historians will be demonstrating the skills of…

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Come and Learn: Okey Drew book discussion and signing presented by Dr. Ameenah Fuller

October 22, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, October 22, from 1 to 3 p.m., the John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center of the Oklahoma Historical Society will host a Come and Learn program presented by Dr. Ameenah Fuller, author of the book Okey Drew. The event will take place in the Musser Learning Lab on the first floor of the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. Copies of the book will be for sale, and the author will be…

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History & Haunts at the Overholser **SOLD OUT**

October 22, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on October 15, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 22, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 28, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 29, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 21, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Due to popular demand, the 2022 History & Haunts tours are sold out. The tours will begin with a brief introduction in the Overholser Mansion Carriage House followed by a rare glimpse inside the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion after dark. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the historic…

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Voices of Hunter’s Home *canceled*

October 22, 7 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Hunter’s Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

On Saturday, October 22, from 7 to 9:45 p.m., Hunter's Home will be giving brief tours, allowing visitors to move through the house and listen to tales told about the Murrell Home, the Cherokee Nation, and more. Visitors can hear the stories of Hunter's Home from those who lived there, recounted by storytellers in period costume.    

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Space Night Open House

October 25, 4 p.m.6 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Visit the Oklahoma History Center for a STEAM* space-filled family night on October 25th from 4-6 p.m. Families can engage with art and crafts, learn to use real telescopes, and go on a scavenger hunt to win prizes! A team from the Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory from the University of Oklahoma will join in the fun of the event. Visitors can also use the Observing With NASA exhibit kiosk—a hands-on exhibit that engages visitors in the art and science of…

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“Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma: Oklahoma’s Special Purpose Barns and Farm Structures” webinar

October 25, 6 p.m.

The State Historic Preservation Office is hosting a webinar series entitled "Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma" featuring presenters who specialize in barn history, construction, and restoration. On Tuesday, October 25, the topic will be "Oklahoma's Special Purpose Barns and Farm Structures." These presentations will be held on the last Tuesday of every other month, beginning at 6 p.m. The webinars will be limited to the first 100 registrants. December 27 - "The Significance of Barns in the Oklahoma Cultural…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meeting

October 26, 1:30 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meetings are held on Wednesdays in January,  July, and October at 1:30 p.m. The April meeting will take place on Friday, April 8. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.okhistory.org/board. This meeting will be held at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road, Pawnee.

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Haunts of Memories Past: Tales from Dewey’s Early Days

October 27, 6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
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One event on October 29, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Dewey Heritage Theater, 306 Don Tyler Ave Dewey, OK

On Thursday, October 27, and again on Saturday, October 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Tom Mix Museum will host Haunts of Memories Past: Tales from Dewey's Early Days, at the Dewey Heritage Theater on 306 Don Tyler Ave. Performances by history reenactors will bring local characters to life on the theater's stage such as Jake and Nannie Bartles, town business leaders, and Henry Starr, outlaw, horse thief, and train robber. Tickets will be $10 for adults, $5 for…

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Movie Night featuring An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

October 28, 6 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night featuring the film An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) in its theater on Friday, October 28, at 7 p.m. “Horsing Around with Will” will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which families can enjoy activities and crafts relating to the movie’s theme. Guests can enjoy free admission, popcorn, and drinks while watching the film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This event is FREE…

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History & Haunts at the Overholser **SOLD OUT**

October 28, 6 p.m.8 p.m.

History & Haunts tours will begin with a brief introduction in the Overholser Mansion Carriage House followed by a rare glimpse inside the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion after dark. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the historic home on their own. Tickets are $25 per person and each…

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Cemetery Symbols: Carved in Stone

October 29, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center to explore the meaning behind historic gravestones on Saturday, October 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. Gravestones and cemeteries are rich in a language of symbols. Symbols can be difficult to interpret because their meaning changes over time. By examining the grave markers, one can learn more than just the person’s name. This in-person class for ages 16 and up will provide the skills necessary to investigate the past through tombstones. This program will take…

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“History Never Dies” Halloween Carnival

October 29, 5 p.m.7 p.m.
Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, 406 East Oklahoma Avenue Guthrie, OK 73044

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum in Guthrie will host its “History Never Dies” Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. This free, family-friendly event returns with a Hocus Pocus theme. At the two-hour event, families can enjoy carnival games, prizes, food, candy, and Halloween-themed activities both inside and outside of the museum. The carnival also gives children another chance to dress up, as costumes are encouraged! The museum exhibit galleries and the Carnegie Library will be free…

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