Category Archives: History and Geography

Price Tower: “The tree that escaped the crowded forest”


  Bartlesville, One of Oklahoma’s Architectural Treasures What is architecture anyway? Is it the vast collection of the various buildings which have been built to please the varying tastes of the various lords of mankind? I think not. No, I … Continue reading

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Photography of the Day: New Year’s Day in the Wichita Mountains


A beautiful New Years Day in the Wichitas A sunny winter day, upon an open prairie, a beast from the past finds a nice bed of grass to rest upon and bathe in the afternoon sun. A reminder of how … Continue reading

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Photography of the Day: Sunset on the Lake


Sunset on Lake Lawtonka at the close of a mild Oklahoma Day At the end of a nice Oklahoma December day, the shadow of Mt. Scott looms over a calm Lake Lawtonka. Like a blazing fire, the dying sun explodes … Continue reading

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Photography of the Day


Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge A couple of drives through the Wichita Mountains presented us with these photos. – by J.Wade Harrell, author of Shadows of Siernod and Flames of Palamarr

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Unearthed: First Film of All American Indian Cast Shot in The Wichita Mountains


How this film survived is a wonder. It was found in the possession of a private investigator in North Carolina trying to collect a fee. Continue reading

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Photography of the Day: Out and About Southwest Oklahoma


When You Go Out and About, You Never Know What you Might Run Into Kathy and I decided to go for a little drive on Saturday and this is what we saw. Click images to enlarge         … Continue reading

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Do Unicorns Really Exist?


The appearance of the unicorn has been depicted by many artists over time. Sometimes this creature appears like a majestic ivory horse with a flowing tail and mane and of course the long thin spiraling horn growing between the eyes. Continue reading

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