Oklahoma History Center

Some photos from a day in the local history museum.

The state capitol, undergoing renovation

In Florida, our museums have rocket gardens: in Oklahoma, they have oil rig gardens

A replica of the “Winnie Mae”, which set two around-the-world speed records flown by Oklahoma native Wiley Post

Gemini 6 spacecraft

A Kiowa tipi

Painted decoration on the tipi

1902 stage coach

Edison phonograph

A ship’s wheel and flag from the battleship USS Oklahoma, sunk at Pearl Harbor

1951 Studebaker Champion, known as “the bulletnose”

A large gallery of Native American artifacts and displays. After the Indian Removal Act in 1840, many of the tribes in the east were forcibly relocated to the “Indian territory” in Oklahoma.

 

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