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The King of Marriage

Tom Mix was known as the King of the Cowboys, starring in over 300 films from 1910 to 1935. He might also be the king…

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The King of the Cowboys: Tom Mix

He was king of the cowboys, a real-life ranch hand that won the hearts of the nation with his amazing feats on Tony the Wonder…

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The Rock Café

It’s not the Hard Rock Café…and frankly…that is just fine with about everyone that stops here.  It’s been called the Rock Café since it was…

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Springing Up a State Capital Overnight

If a city grows quickly, we might say it sprang up overnight.  This state capital literally sprang into existence in just one night… SharePrintEmail

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Pawnee Bill

It may have seemed this famous western showman had married the wrong woman.  After all, his bride was a city girl who didn’t grow up…

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The Cowboy Named Gordon Lillie

Many of us had childhood heroes, and for Gordon it was the famous showman Buffalo Bill.  What he might never have imagined was how he…

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Best of 2017: A Store Named Pops

Most people travel Old Route 66 for the nostalgia.  So on the surface, this convenience store might not seem to fit in, because it was…

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Pop’s Plac

The next time you think about getting a soft drink, think about reaching for a bacon-flavored soda or even a key lime pie pop.  It…

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700 Unique Choices of Soda

Just about every convenience store sells soft drinks and you can usually find a selection to fit just about anyone.  However, a trip to this…

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A Modern Convenience Store on Route 66

Most people travel Old Route 66 for the nostalgia.  So on the surface, this convenience store might not seem to fit in, because it was…

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A Meal in Meers

Just northwest of Lawton…in the Wichita Mountains of Okalahoma, you will find a town named Meers.  Its one business is a restaurant that has people…

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Meers Store & Restaurant

If you can find your way to Meers, Oklahoma you won’t have a problem spotting the restaurant…it’s just about the only thing there…but it’s mighty…

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Reviving the Longhorn

Like the buffalo that roamed the great plains,Cheap Jerseys from china longhorn cattle are an icon of the old west.  But by the early 20th…

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Oklahoma Oil

The price of oil is a figure many Americans closely follow. Now imagine a time when the price dipped so low the top producer cut…

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Striking Oil at the Governor’s Mansion

If you struck oil underneath your home, well you might just move in order to strike it rich. But what happens when you strike oil…

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A Hangar to Park a Plane

When Frank bought a plane he needed a hangar in which to park it. Soon the plane wasn’t the only thing in the building. In…

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The Phillips Home

The president of this oil company was looking for a place to entertain business leaders from the east coast and around the world. He settled…

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The US Marshals Museum

Who makes sure that the scientists of Antarctica are accountable to the law?  It may sound like a strange question, but the answer will be…

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The Critical Role of the US Marshals

They are the longest tenured federal law enforcement group in the United States.  Their important work has played a critical role in U.S. history, however…

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From Norway to Oklahoma

It’s a long way from Norway to Oklahoma.  That’s precisely why this story seems so hard to believe.  However, could it be true that ancient…

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