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State-owned publishing museum in Oklahoma faces pressing problems, goes on market
... The Oklahoma Historical Society and state Office of Management and Enterprise Services are seeking proposals for rehabilitation of the 50,000-square-foot Oklahoma State Capital Publishing Co. building in Guthrie. ...
NewsOK.com

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The Oklahoma Historical Society and state Office of Management and Enterprise Services are seeking proposals for rehabilitation of the 50,000-square-foot Oklahoma State Capital Publishing Co. building in Guthrie.
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Burney Institute
Burney Institute. Site in vicinity south. Established in 1854 by Chickasaw Council, Daugherty Colbert, Chief; David Burney, Joel Kemp, George D. James, A. V. Brown, school trustees. Opened as school for Chickasaw girls 1859, under supervision of Cumberland Presby. Bd., Rev. Robert S. Bell and wife, teachers. Name changed to Chickasaw Orphan Home and Manual Labor School, 1887

Located on Highway 32, 1 mile east of Lebanon, Oklahoma.

place: http://www.blogoklahoma.us/place.aspx?id=44 
map: https://goo.gl/maps/naLrg 
ref: https://www.chickasaw.net/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Expansion-Projects/Burney-Institute.aspx 
ref: http://www.civilwaralbum.com/indian/burney.htm 
ref: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okbits/burneyacad.html 


#oklahoma   #oklahomahistory   #okhistory   #marshallcounty   #LebanonOK   #Chickasaw
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Magna Carta: Legacy
... beautifully illustrated animation telling the story of Magna Carta, to celebrate the 800th anniversary of it's creation, and the re-union of two of the original parchments at the British Library in London ...
https://vimeo.com/121986760

Magna Carta: Medieval
https://vimeo.com/121986958

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Lawsuit filed to block bus station demolition
... An approved demolition of a downtown building is set to be contested in court, a first in the history of Oklahoma City’s design review ordinances. ...
NewsOK.com

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An approved demolition of a downtown building is set to be contested in court, a first in the history of Oklahoma City’s design review ordinances.
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Computing the optimal road trip across the U.S.
http://www.randalolson.com/2015/03/08/computing-the-optimal-road-trip-across-the-u-s/

Includes: The Platt Historic District, OK

#travel   #landmarks   #oklahoma   #oklahomahistory   #okhistory   #roadtrip  
Randy Olson shows you how to compute an epic road trip across the U.S.
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aka the Chickasaw National Recreation Area
The park is divided into two districts: the Platt Historic District and the Lake of the Arbuckles.
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Haboob between Boise City and Guymon, Oklahoma on June 30, 2014
http://youtu.be/cHyQ-qvaOmw / (part 1) http://youtu.be/I5_x0Gmq2fM

A haboob is a type of intense dust storm.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haboob 

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Capitol to host March 31st public program on Magna Carta
...A special public program about the Magna Carta will be held March 31 in the Oklahoma House of Representatives Chambers to accompany the Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015 exhibit the Oklahoma Capitol is hosting from March 23 to April 5. ...
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The StoryCorps App
... Record and share the stories that are all around you. ...
https://youtu.be/FiAPL9iDADw / https://storycorps.me

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New study addresses surge of Oklahoma earthquakes, predicts major ones
... The report points toward unusually aligned faults underneath Oklahoma that have been reawakened, leading to the swarm of earthquakes in recent years that have scientists and others pointing toward injection wells and fracking as the culprits. ...
Tulsa World

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http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepage1/new-study-addresses-surge-of-oklahoma-earthquakes-predicts-major-ones/article_1f76113c-233c-5cb3-b298-da1347ee9a18.html

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The report points toward unusually-aligned faults underneath Oklahoma that have been reawakened, leading to the swarm of earthquakes in recent years.
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You just can't take the word of one man. Fracking and disposal wells aren't the cause. It's a sign of the times. Fracking and disposal wells have been around for years. Think about it. 
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TEEMCO scraps Gold Dome plans in Oklahoma City
... The company TEEMCO has scrapped its plans to turn Oklahoma City’s landmark Gold Dome building into its headquarters, and the building is now up for sale. ...
The Oklahoman

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Landmark Oklahoma City building is up for sale.
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Oklahoma City's Gold Dome sale sparks interest from many potential buyers
http://newsok.com/gold-dome-sale-sparks-interest-from-many-potential-buyers/article/5402040
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Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for role in 'Cathouse' killings
... A man charged with six counts of murder in connection with the infamous [2009] Oklahoma City “Cathouse” killings will spend the next 25 years in prison for his role in the slayings. ...
NewsOK.com

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http://newsok.com/man-sentenced-to-25-years-in-prison-for-role-in-cathouse-killings/article/5399884

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Johnathan Allen Cochran was charged in November with six counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a known drug dealer and three women. Two of the women, including a woman featured in the HBO series “Cathouse,” were pregnant at the time they were killed. Cochran, 36, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on seven life sentences after pleading guilty on Feb. 27, court records show.
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Exploring Oklahoma History at blogoklahoma.us is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.
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Exploring Oklahoma History at blogoklahoma.us is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.

Exploring Oklahoma History is currently not affiliated with any group, business, society, or organization.

All time and labor in maintaining Exploring Oklahoma History is donated by volunteers.  Exploring Oklahoma History does not accept any advertising or monetary donations, but we have setup an Amazon Associates Store and CafePress Store. For more information on them, visit our Store page.

The Exploring Oklahoma History Historic Places Database is an going project started on May 19, 2005. The Oklahoma Ghost Town Database was started in November 2009, and became part of Exploring Oklahoma History in the fall of 2010.  Our latest addition, the Oklahoma Cemetery Database, was started in May 2011. The information provided in each database is entered in by volunteers who visited or did research about each location. Some entries may not have any information yet or even be listed.  Though we strive for accuracy, some information could be incorrect.

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