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August 2022

Antique Handkerchiefs exhibit opens

August 3
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will have a collection of antique handkerchiefs on display in the historic home through the month of August. The exhibit will bring a focus to the women of the home who made and carried hemmed squares of fabric to dab one's nose or dry a tear. Before the mass production of disposable facial tissues after the Spanish Flu of 1918, handkerchiefs were commonly carried by men and women. Women of the 19th century like…

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Back to School Bash

August 4, 5 p.m.7 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Educators, get ready for the upcoming school year by attending Oklahoma Museums Association’s (OMA) annual Back to School Bash on Thursday, August 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center. This OMA annual gathering is designed to share free resources from museums and organizations around the state to help educators plan for the upcoming school year. This event is free, but preregistration is required. Click the link below and register before the August 2 deadline. Register by clicking here. Nonprofit organizations are more…

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The Battle of Honey Springs Special Feature Film Screening at the Fly Film Festival

August 5, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence Street Enid, 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, has been selected for this year’s Special Feature Screening at the Fly Film Festival in Enid at the Gaslight Theatre on Friday, August 5, at 7:30 p.m. On July 17, 1863, near the community of Honey Springs in the Muscogee Nation, United States and Confederate forces battled for control of Indian Territory.…

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Blacksmithing Demonstrations with the Saltfork Craftsmen

August 6, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
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One event on November 5, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

Visit the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry to watch the Saltfork Craftsmen give a Blacksmithing Demonstration in the blacksmith shop. The demonstration will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can enjoy watching the craftsmen work and will have an opportunity for safe hands-on experiences. This event is for those who enjoy watching craftsmen at work, and for young and old alike to try their hand at the craft. The forge will be lighted at 10:00 am. This…

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Family Fun Day

August 6, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

Experience Family Fun Day at the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School in Perry on Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free admission day full of cake walks, apple peeling, sack races, rope-making demonstrations, living history gunfights and live banjo music. The Rose Hill schoolmarm will hold short class sessions, a petting zoo will be on-site, and a fun photo station will be set up at the jail. The…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 6, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on February 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

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

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

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

One event on April 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 7, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 21, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 20, 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 (CSRHC) 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 at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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The Battle of Honey Springs DocOKC Film Festival screening

August 6, 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Auditorium at the Douglass, 600 N. High Ave. Oklahoma City, 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, has been selected for this year’s DocOKC Film Festival in Oklahoma City at the newly refurbished auditorium at the Douglass on Saturday, August 6 at 3:30 p.m. On July 17, 1863, near the community of Honey Springs in the Muscogee Nation, United States and Confederate forces battled for control of Indian Territory.…

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Wreath-laying ceremony and flyover

August 12, 12 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Friday, August 12, at noon, the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a wreath-laying ceremony and flyover to mark the anniversary of the August 15, 1935, death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post in an Alaskan plane crash. The public is welcome to join in viewing the flyover and the wreath laying at the site of Will Rogers’s tomb, overlooking the town of Claremore.

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Museum After Dark: Village Sounds featuring Kalyn Fay

August 12, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Friday, August 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will have a live musical performance in the Humphrey Heritage Village with Oklahoma singer-songwriter Kalyn Fay. "Village Sounds, a "Museum After Dark" events are intimate listening experiences held at the Village Church on the grounds of the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC. This series explores the Oklahoma story from the perspective of musicians and songwriters from our state who are authentic interpreters of the past.…

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Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In and National Day of Remembrance

August 13, 7:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Saturday, August 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., aviation enthusiasts will mark 86 years since Will Rogers and Wiley Post died in an Alaska plane crash. To honor their memory, pilots of small planes will land on a 2,000-foot grass strip at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, adjacent to the house where Rogers was born in 1879. The fly-in is an opportunity for the public to get an up-close look at vintage and late-model small aircraft and visit…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

August 13, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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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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Mushroom Growing workshop

August 13, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

On Saturday, August 13, the Fort Towson Historic Site will host a free mushroom-growing workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants will be learning how the safely grow, harvest, and enjoy mushrooms at home. The class will be led by Midnight Mushroom Company owner Michael Schatte of Burleson, Texas. He will be teaching methods for safely growing, storing, and enjoying Oyster and Lion’s Mane variety mushrooms at home with basic tools. Mushroom growing kits will be available for purchase or…

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Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission meeting *canceled*

August 16, 2:15 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission previously scheduled for August 15, has been canceled. Agendas will be posted at www.okhistory.org/commission twenty-four hours before the meeting. Unless otherwise indicated, meetings will be held in the Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, 73105.

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting *canceled*

August 17, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The OHS Executive Committee, previously scheduled for August 17, has been canceled. Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.okhistory.org/board.

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“The Shoe Strides Forward: How Raising Hemlines Created the Shoes We Love Today” presentation by Heather Franks

August 18, 6 p.m.
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

On Thursday, August 18, the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion will host a special program called “The Shoe Strides Forward: How Raising Hemlines Created the Shoes We Love Today” presented by Heather Franks. She is the organizer and curator of the current fashion exhibit at the Overholser Mansion, Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903–1929. Guests will learn all about the history of shoes from the 1920s to the…

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project presentation by Trait Thompson

August 18, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Thursday, August 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Director Trait Thompson will give a presentation about the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project. Before becoming executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, Thompson was the project manager of the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project. He will discuss the history of the Oklahoma State Capitol and how this monumental restoration project was achieved. A question and answer session will take place after the lecture. For more information, please call…

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The Virginian (1946) film screening

August 19, 5 p.m.
Buffalo Theatre, 537 6th Street, Pawnee, OK

On Friday, August 19, at 6 p.m., the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum is partnering with the Buffalo Theatre, located at 537 Sixth St. in Pawnee, to hold a film screening of The Virginian (1946). This screening is being held in conjunction with the Oklahoma Humanities Let’s Talk About It book series discussion at Pawnee Bill Ranch featuring author Owen Wister’s book upon which the movie is based. Before the 6 p.m. screening, from 5 to 6 p.m., Pawnee Bill…

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Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road film screening and discussion

August 19, 7 p.m.
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

On Friday, August 19, Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road documentary will be screened at the Carriage House of the Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City. This special event focuses on Oklahoma and Missouri’s rich Route 66 story. A panel discussion with Threatt family members who are restoring the Threatt Filling Station in Luther, filmmaker Katrina Parks, and local Route 66 experts, including author and photographer Shellee Graham of Arcadia will follow the film screening.

The documentary film Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road is on a national tour. It explores how women overcame segregation and gender discrimination to build fulfilling lives for themselves and generations to come on America’s most beloved road.

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

August 20, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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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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Oklahoma All-Black Towns State Conference

August 20, 10 a.m.4 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, August 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Oklahoma Historical Society is partnering with the Oklahoma Conference of Black Mayors to present the Oklahoma All-Black Towns State Conference, an event that will bring together the mayors of Oklahoma’s 13 All-Black towns. The conference is designed to encourage a network of state agencies to join with the mayors to share resources enabling them to collect, preserve and share their town histories. In the early 20th century, Oklahoma was…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 20, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on February 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

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

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

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

One event on April 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 7, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 21, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 20, 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 (CSRHC) 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 at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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Family Day at the Birthplace Ranch

August 20, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.

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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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Let’s Talk About It: The Virginian (1902) by Owen Wister

August 20, 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 books in the program have the overarching theme of the historical cowboy—the hired man on horseback who rode the ranges and trails…

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Tuesday Tunes at the Mansion featuring Hunter Thomas

August 23, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on August 23, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on September 13, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Preservation Oklahoma, Inc. will be hosting a series of relaxed free summer concerts featuring local musician Hunter Thomas. The easy acoustic Tuesday Tunes at the Mansion concerts will be held on the lawn of the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion on Tuesday nights, July 12, August 23, and September 13. 2022 Tuesday Tunes concerts are held from 6 to 8 p.m. This is a family-friendly event. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic, blankets, and chairs. Snow cones and other…

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Beyond D&D: Creative Mitigation in the Section 106 Process in Oklahoma” webinar virtual

August 25, 12 p.m.
State Historic Preservation Office, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Thursday, August 25, at noon, (CST), the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will give a presentation by Lynda Ozan, Oklahoma's deputy state historic preservation officer, and Kristina Wyckoff, Section 106 coordinator/historic archeologist, both of OHS's SHPO Division. They will discuss creative strategies (beyond the practice of "document and destroy" ) for mitigating adverse effects on historic properties in the Section 106 Process. Register for the workshop  

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Movie Night featuring Will Rogers Jr. in The Story of Will Rogers (1952)

August 26, 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 Will Rogers Jr. in the film The Story of Will Rogers (1952) in its theater on Friday, August 26, 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…

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“History and Hops: Mid-Century Modern Architecture” presentation by Lynda Ozan

August 26, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

On Friday, August 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., Preservation Oklahoma will continue its History and Hops series with a presentation on Mid-Century Modern architecture with Lynda Ozan. 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. Lynda Ozan is the deputy State Historic Preservation officer. She will present Oklahoma's rich and dynamic collection of Mid-Century Modern architecture and why it is so prevalent…

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“Hardtack and Hard Times: Civil War Food” living history program

August 27, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

On Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Honey Springs Battlefield will host “Hardtack and Hard Times,” a come-and-go presentation about Civil War food. Historian Dave Fowler and the Honey Springs Battlefield staff will tell guests about what foods were commonly available in the Civil War era, and allow visitors to experience some of these provisions. Soldiers and settlers had to gather, hunt, grow, and prepare food to sustain their lives in the Civil War era. Learn about…

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“Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma: Signs of Ethnicity and Adaptation in Oklahoma Barns” webinar

August 30, 6 p.m.
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One event on April 26, 2022 at 6 p.m.

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

One event on August 30, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 25, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on December 27, 2022 at 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, August 30, the topic will be "Signs of Ethnicity and Adaptation in Oklahoma Barns." 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. October 25 - "Oklahoma's Special Purpose Barns and Farm Structures"…

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From Institution to Inclusion: The History of disAbilities in Oklahoma exhibit closes

August 31
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The interactive exhibit From Institution to Inclusion: The History of disAbilities in Oklahoma will be on display on the first floor of the Oklahoma History Center until August 30, 2022. Through digital photographs, From Institution to Inclusion will highlight Oklahoma’s disability pioneers. Guests will view images of the institutions, legislators, and citizens who fought to break down barriers; the organizations making a difference today; and self-advocates who continue to lead the charge for change. Visitors will have the opportunity to…

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Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903–1929 exhibit closes

August 31
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

The exhibit, Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903–1929, will be on display until Wednesday, August 31. The exhibit will feature fashions and accessories worn by/inspired by Anna and Henry Ione displayed on every floor of the historic home. A fashion timeline, as well as archival photos of the Overholser women and other trendsetters of the period, will be dotted throughout the displays.

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Antique Handkerchiefs exhibit closes

August 31
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will have a collection of antique handkerchiefs on display in the historic home through the month of August. The exhibit will bring a focus to the women of the home who made and carried hemmed squares of fabric to dab their noses or to dry a tear. Before the mass production of disposable facial tissues after the Spanish Flu of 1918, handkerchiefs were commonly carried by men and women. Women of the 19th century…

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September 2022

Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition opens

September 1
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition, will open at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center on Thursday, September 1, 2022. 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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Drummond Heirlooms exhibit opens

September 1
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

For the entire month of September, family heirlooms belonging to the Fred and Addie Drummond family will be on display at the Victorian-style home they built in 1905. Once a year, the historic home brings out the artifacts belonging to the successful Osage County ranching family for the public to view. Articles of clothing, school memorabilia, sheet music, quilts, toys, and numerous attic treasures belonging to the Frederick and Adeline Drummond family will be on display from Thursday, September 1,…

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Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program online workshop

September 1, 1 p.m.2 p.m.
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One event on September 12, 2022 at 10 a.m.

The Oklahoma Historical Society will host two online workshops to inform the public about the Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program application process. The workshops will be held Thursday, September 1, at 1 p.m. and Monday, September 12, at 10 a.m. In this online program, OHS Grants Administrator Nicole Harvey will provide guidance for groups interested in applying for the 2022/2023 grant cycle. Participants will learn which organizations and projects are eligible, how to apply, and the criteria used to evaluate…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 3, 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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History OffCenter: Trivia Night at Angry Scotsman Brewing

September 8, 6 p.m.
Angry Scotsman Brewing, 704 W. Reno Ave Oklahoma City, OK

Can you name Oklahoma’s largest county by area? Do you know the Oklahoma hometown of the man who voiced Donald Duck? It’s time to dust off your thinking cap for Oklahoma Trivia Night! History OffCenter, a project of the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS), will host Oklahoma Trivia Night on Thursday, September 8, starting at 6 p.m. at Angry Scotsman Brewing, located at 704 W. Reno Ave. in Oklahoma City. Questions will cover topics including geography, politics, popular culture, sports, and…

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“Musket Demo Day” living history program

September 9, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on September 10, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, September 9, and Saturday, September 10, Fort Gibson Historic Site will host a living history program based on the history of musket firearms and musket demonstrations. This program will run from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. Muskets were an important tool for soldiers and civilians in the region. The staff at Fort Gibson will detail the variety and use of muskets during the period during which Fort Gibson was active. The program…

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Museum After Dark: Working America exhibit opening

September 9, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Friday, September 9, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) will kick off the opening of Sam Comen's Working America exhibit with a tour and lecture. From 6 to 7 p.m., Dr. Neal Matherne, CSRHC's education director will lead visitors on a tour of the exhibit, sharing regional and local stories from the museum's oral history collection. The tour will be followed by a lecture from 7 to 8 p.m., exploring the themes of labor and…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

September 10, 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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