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September 2022

Presente in Oklahoma!

September 27, 11 a.m.1 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic American Heritage Month. To celebrate the significant contributions of Latinos in the state of Oklahoma, the OHS Multicultural Office is planning “Presente in Oklahoma!,” a panel discussion focusing on Hispanic history to be held at the Oklahoma History Center on Tuesday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The panel will consist of historians, scholars, and representatives from Hispanic families with deep roots in Oklahoma. During this event, speakers will share the…

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October 2022

“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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“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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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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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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“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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November 2022

Honey Springs Visitor Center Grand Opening

November 5, 11 a.m.5 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield is excited to celebrate the grand opening of all permanent exhibits inside the visitor center near Checotah on Saturday, November 5, beginning at 11 a.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience an immersive, 3-D theatrical video performance bringing to life the Battle of Honey Springs. Additionally, guests can explore the new east gallery exhibit hall featuring 14 audio players with recordings from first-hand, written accounts of soldiers who fought at the Battle of Honey Springs, as…

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“Hunter Trapper” living history program

November 18, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on November 19, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history program about the practices of hunters and trappers of the area. Visitors will learn about the trade through a hands-on examination of the different animal furs and by seeing the different equipment, tools, and paraphernalia involved in making a successful hunting season. The month of November in Indian Territory…

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“Hunter Trapper” living history program

November 19, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on November 19, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history program about the practices of hunters and trappers of the area. Visitors will learn about the trade through a hands-on examination of the different animal furs and by seeing the different equipment, tools, and paraphernalia involved in making a successful hunting season. The month of November in Indian Territory…

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