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The first priority of the Oklahoma Historical Society is the health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, and staff. We stand with our fellow Oklahomans in the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We have closed our sites and affiliates to the public through April 16.
In an effort to minimize gatherings, all OHS-sponsored events are canceled or postponed through May 2, and some events have been canceled beyond that date. We are posting all changes on our events calendar to keep you updated as the situation develops.
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On Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. join Greg McGee as he discusses how beekeeping in Cherokee Nation has evolved since the antebellum era and how this practice is incorporated into programming at Hunter’s Home. This program is free with paid admission.Find out more »
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture on Wednesday, May 13, at noon. This month’s program will be “Feasts and Festivities: Cultural Foodie Celebrations,” presented by Amy Johnson. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new! For more information please call 580-237-1907.Find out more »
Hunter’s Home will host a “Beading Techniques” presentation on Saturday, May 16, from 1–2 p.m. Join Lisa Rutherford as she talks about some of the beading techniques utilized in the 19th century and the evolution of their popularity. This program is free with paid admission.Find out more »
The Sod House Museum continues celebrating the 125th anniversary of the building of the Sod House on Saturday, June 13, at 10 a.m., with a program focusing on its builder, Marshal McCully. Professor Jana Brown of Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU) will present McCully’s family history, tracing his genealogy back to the pre–Revolutionary War era. Brown has worked with the Sod House Museum for several years as a volunteer. In the summer of 2019, she began researching the family history…Find out more »
Educators, get ready for resources galore! Come to the Oklahoma History Center on Thursday, August 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. Find out about free resources covering everything from science to social studies from museums and organizations around the state. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. This event is free, but we ask that you preregister. If your organization would like a table at the Back to School Bash, please complete our online form. Register Online Request a TableFind out more »
Join us for our annual OkNHD Library Day at the Oklahoma History Center on Thursday, September 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will research in the Research Center and attend workshops for in-depth instruction on History Day fundamentals. OkNHD Library Day is free for teachers, students, and chaperones! Registration opens August 13 and closes September 17.Find out more »