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20 Reasons To Love Oklahoma
... There are many reasons to love our great state: beautiful parks, rich cultural heritage and the adventures that await around every corner. And what better time to explore the great opportunities Oklahoma offers for education and entertainment than in the care-free summer months? ...
Oklahoma Magazine 

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I am oklahoma born and raised and i have learned that we in Oklahoma stand together through tough times we have plenty of those but i love that we are family no matter what happens and i love being a born raised Oklahoman.we are a great state
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Wild Weather : Tornado - 1950's United States Weather Bureau Educational Film
https://youtu.be/7gvPU7fAmhg

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2013 Moore EF5 Tornado
... The 2013 Moore tornado was a catastrophic tornado that occurred on the afternoon of May 20, 2013. The EF5 tornado, with peak winds estimated at 210 miles per hour (340 km/h), impacted Moore, Oklahoma, and adjacent areas, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 240 others. ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Moore_tornado

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That was a day to remember me and my husband were part of the military cleanup crew plus my dad was hit so we helped him and his neighbors.it made me cry we had to walk over cable wires and electric lines it was very hard on me but we went in and helped people smile giving them relief of not having to worry about cleaning up the mess it caused them.
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'Twister' museum still going strong in northwest Oklahoma
... 20 years ago the movie "Twister" was filmed right here in Oklahoma and because of that film, a small Oklahoma town has become a tourist attraction.  ...
KOKH

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http://www.okcfox.com/story/29036093/twister-museum-still-going-strong-in-northwest-oklahoma

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20 years ago the movie "Twister" was filmed right here in Oklahoma and because of that film, a small Oklahoma town has become a tourist attraction.
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Yeah i know fishing is great sorry for cussing at u its just i have read people putting r state down and i dont like it we have been through enough so i stand of for okc its my home and no matter that will always be 
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War Memorial Park and Museum, Muskogee, OK. Home of the USS Batfish. http://www.ussbatfish.com/wm-park.html

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HOURS. Summer Hours: March 15th - October 15th. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM. Sunday, 1 PM to 6 PM. Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Easter. Winter Hours: October 16th - March 14th. Thursday - Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Sunday, 1 PM to 5 PM. Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday ...
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Senate leader talks funding for proposed pop museum in Tulsa
... Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman on Thursday said a solid business plan exists to fund a proposed popular culture museum in Tulsa. ...
Tulsa World

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http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/capitol_report/senate-leader-talks-funding-for-proposed-pop-museum-in-tulsa/article_b71ab703-7e5c-5779-a10b-2a6280f641ea.html

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Senate Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, said no additional state revenue would be required to build the museum.
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Gary England's Tornado Alley
... Oklahoma’s own Gary England and The University of Oklahoma have teamed up to create this exciting new series designed to help you prepare for Oklahoma’s severe weather. This Sooner Series consists of short, entertaining videos that will give people of all ages a better understanding of Oklahoma’s weather patterns and how to stay safe when severe weather strikes. This entertaining series will make it easy and fun for you to become familiar with the fundamentals of our weather, the history of weather forecasting, and the technology used by meteorology professionals to keep the public as safe as possible. ..

Playlist: https://youtu.be/M62nRZVWZOc?list=PLTve54sz-eh-tob03QYAuK5qMfYvoLnhm

ref: http://garyengland.ou.edu/

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First Tornado Caught on Film in United States (Corn, Oklahoma Tornado) 1951
https://youtu.be/txITjQCaESo

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Moore, OK Deadly Tornado from KFOR live broadcast (May 20, 2013)
https://youtu.be/Ga7niHGgSN4

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Sonic Drive-Ins Started in Shawnee, Oklahoma
... Sonic’s history can be traced back to 1953 and a small root beer stand called Top Hat in Shawnee, Oklahoma. In 1959, after successfully operating a handful of Top Hat locations, Troy Smith and partner Charles Pappe christened the existing locations Sonic, a good match for their slogan, “Service at the Speed of Sound.” ...
https://www.sonicdrivein.com/faq 

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Wow thats crazy didnt know that about us Oklahomans hood to see
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Plan unveiled to finish funding of American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City
.... State House Speaker Jeff Hickman unveiled a plan Monday to finally finish the long-delayed American Indian Cultural Center and Museum along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. ...
NewsOK.com

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State House Speaker Jeff Hickman unveiled a plan Monday to finally finish the long-delayed American Indian Cultural Center and Museum along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City.
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Sell it to the highest bidder and cut our losses. 
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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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