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Handwritten copy of Declaration of Independence will go on weekend display at Gilcrease Museum
... In conjunction with the July Fourth holiday, the Gilcrease Museum on Friday through Sunday will display a handwritten copy of The Declaration of Independence. ...

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In conjunction with the July Fourth holiday, the Gilcrease Museum on Friday through Sunday will display a handwritten copy of The Declaration of Independence.
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Too bad that place hates kids. I would love to take my family but they aren't kid friendly especially to infants at that place. If your a mom with a stroller or even milk in a bottle it's not allowed in #smh
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Receding Water Reveals Demise Of One Of Oklahoma's Oldest Bridges
... Pictures taken on Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Johnston County Emergency Management Director Jason Bryant show hardly any of the bridge is left.  ...
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Confederate flag history in Oklahoma
... In Oklahoma, the Confederate flag flew for 22 years on the state Capitol grounds, part of a display of 14 flags that at one time or another flew over the land that would become Oklahoma. In 1988, workers removed all the flags. When the flags returned, the Confederate flag was absent. ...
NewsOK.com

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In Oklahoma, the Confederate flag flew for 22 years on the state Capitol grounds, part of a display of 14 flags that at one time or another flew over the land that would become Oklahoma. In 1988, workers removed all the flags. When the flags returned, the Confederate flag was absent.
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Old discovery at Oklahoma City school is confusing some people
... Math teacher Sherry Read told NPR that she is amazed at the discovery. “It’s like touching history, like being a part of what was going on during the day,” she says. “It’s just remarkable and mysterious, trying to figure out what some of this was.” ...
KFOR

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Contractors made an amazing discovery earlier this month behind the walls of a local high school, and now experts are trying to figure out how to use one of the drawings. During Eme...
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Turner Falls Park Flooding - June 17, 2015 (Val Castor/youtube)
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Turner falls After the flood (Lawrence McEwen/youtube)
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Turner Falls reopens as recovery from flood continues
... Turner Falls, a city park in Davis, was closed for a week after the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill dumped several inches of rain across south-central Oklahoma on June 17 and 18. ...
NewsOK.com

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Turner Falls, a city park in Davis, was closed for a week after the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill dumped several inches of rain across south-central Oklahoma on June 17 and 18.
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Fires of 1914 came close to ending OSU in Stillwater before marking 25 years of operation
... The fires of 1914 could have put an end to OSU in Stillwater before Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College marked even 25 years of operation — but adversity spurred the resilient Aggies to begin fire training courses, leading to development of the world renowned fire protection program. ...
STATE Magazine

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'You'd Better Go Tend To It'. Fires of 1914 came close to ending OSU in Stillwater before marking 25 years of operation. Story by David C. Peters. The fires of 1914 could have put an end to OSU in Stillwater before Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College marked even 25 years of operation ...
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Don't forget to checkout our Oklahoma History subreddit.
http://www.reddit.com/r/oklahomahistory/

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Lake Texoma & Denison Dam Spillway and Floodgates Flooding - June 20, 2015 (Brady Kendrick/youtube)
https://youtu.be/i24XBI0GKAI

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That'd be amazing to see!
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Red River Bridge I-35 June Flood 2015 (Lawrence McEwen/youtube)
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Drone footage of flooding at Lake Murray, Davis
... Oklahoma was hit hard by remnants of Tropical Storm Bill last week. Forecasters say areas that already were saturated from last month’s storms received as much as 11 inches of rain. ...
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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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