Oklahoma

5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

World-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed only two skyscrapers in his illustrious career–who would have thought one of them was right here in downtown Bartlesville?

16 of the South’s Most Beautiful Churches: Part Three

Charleston, SC; Nashville, TN; San Antonio, TX; Roanoke, VA; Harper’s Ferry, WV

Worshiping with marble and arches, stained glass and steeples, Southern believers state by state have a glorious heritage in ecclesiastical architecture

16 of the South’s Most Beautiful Churches: Part Two

Baltimore, MD; Madison County, MS; St. Louis, MO; Durham, NC; Tulsa, OK;

Worshiping with marble and arches, stained glass and steeples, Southern believers state by state have a glorious heritage in ecclesiastical architecture

Public Enemy Number One: Bonnie and Clyde

Dallas, Texas

Famed for a crime spree lasting nearly three years, Bonnie and Clyde have been more romanticized than nearly any other two criminals in history

The Life and Death of Elmer McCurdy

Guthrie, Oklahoma

Not even death could put a stop to ham-handed outlaw Elmer McCurdy’s terrible luck.

Lovely by Design: The Gift of Foucart to Guthrie

Guthrie, Oklahoma

From Belgium to Paris to the new territorial capital of Oklahoma, Joseph Pierre Foucart brought beauty to life and impressed it on the buildings of an age

The 16 Highest Points in the South

The Highest Elevation of Each Southern State

From low-lying Florida to windy West Texas, the highest elevation point in each state throughout the South has always had its own extraordinary attraction

Ned Christie’s Last Stand

Tahlequah, Oklahoma

The infamous Cherokee outlaw was exonerated of the crime that put his name in history. It was just twenty-six years too late.

E.W. Marland’s Palace on the Prairie: The Marland Mansion

Ponca City, Oklahoma

With fourteen karat gold leaf ceilings, Waterford crystal chandeliers, and buffalo hide lined elevators, the extravagance of this architectural marvel is only rivaled by the sensational story of its inhabitants.

Memory of a Massacre

Fort Smith, Arkansas

The U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, Arkansas, remembers the eleven lives lost in 1872 with the Goingsnake Massacre exhibit.

The Guthrie Gunfighters

Guthrie, Oklahoma

Meet the Guthrie Gunfighters, a self-proclaimed “wild herd of owl hoots and lawdogs” with a passion for the West, a penchant for the dramatic, and a seemingly endless supply of blanks.

Oklahoma: The Sooner State

Oklahoma

Settlers laying a claim sooner rather than later in the Land Rush of 1889 left behind a nickname and a legacy in the would-be state.