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Postponed Until March 24, 2022
Due to predictions of winter storms across the state, the OHS has decided to postpone the Awards Banquet scheduled for February 24. Our first priority is the safety of our honorees, guests, and staff. The Awards Banquet has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 24, and our staff will be contacting those who purchased tickets for the event.
On March 8, the Oklahoma History Center will host the 2022 People with Disabilities Awareness Day and Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at the OHC from noon to 4 p.m., and will include more than 70 disability-centric exhibitors and the presentation of Awareness Day awards. In conjunction with the event, the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will open the interactive exhibit From Institution to Inclusion: The History of disAbilities in Oklahoma on the…Find out more »
The 2022 Oklahoma Historical Society Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the Oklahoma History Center. Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt will be the guest speaker at the evening event, and Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith will serve as the emcee. Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith A cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner and the awards program will follow at 6:30 p.m. Cocktail attire is requested. At this…Find out more »
On March 29, 2022, on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will hold a special pinning ceremony to honor the service men and women who served anywhere in the world during the Vietnam War era. This includes service from November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975. The event will be held in the Devon Great Hall of the OHC from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This event is free and open to the public. The event is…Find out more »
On Saturday, July 9, 2022, the Oklahoma Route 66 Association and the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will host the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. at the museum located in Clinton. At the ceremony, two special Oklahomans will be inducted into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame. Inductions are held every two years for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion or preservation of Route 66. The selection includes a nomination and committee…Find out more »