Western Oklahoma Historical Center

Western Oklahoma Historical Center 520 W Main St
Weatherford, OK 73096

Phone: 580-772-7283
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Located one block north of the Weatherford City Hall, the Western Oklahoma Historical Center has many things to offer those wanting to view what life was like for pioneers at the start of the 20th century. Featuring an authentic one room school house and cabin, this museum proudly shows exhibits from the period and allows patrons to experience what schooling was like at the turn of the century. The center is also home to the Western Plains Genealogical Society.

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-40, Route 66

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours





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Also open by appointment.

Located on Route 66, between I-40 Exits 82 & 84.

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Kim Dresser

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From Kim Dresser on 01/29/14

Join us on for our Red Dirt Rangers Benefit Concert for the Western Oklahoma Historical Center on March 29th at 7pm at Weatherford High School PAC center. Tickets are $20.00 & ticket orders with your checks can be mailed to WOHC, PO Box 1672, Weatherford, OK 73096.

From kim Dresser on 08/31/12

Join us on Sept 17th at 6 for our Covered Dish Picnic at the Historical Center. Oct. 15th at 6 for our Sunset Cemetery Tour of the Greenwood Cemetery. Park on the east side meet at the North East Gate. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Visit our FB pages or webpage for more info weatherfordgenealogy.org Happy trails on your researching. Kim

From Kim Dresser on 10/07/11

The Western Plains Genealogical Society would like to invite you to our Sunset Cemetery Tour of the Greenwood Cemetery on Oct. 17th at 615. The tour will begin with sign in at the North East Gate, with parking on east side on Daniel Street outside the cemetery. Visit our website for more details. weatherfordgenealogy.org Hope to see you there. Kim Dresser Pres WPWGS

From Kim Dresser on 08/10/11

Yes Etta, the Western Plains Weatherford Genealogical Society has updated the Custer County Cemetery records and printing the books for sell. Contact us at Wpwgs@htswireless.com and we will check the cemetery records & let you know what we find by email. We also have a huge obituritary collection that is very helpful. Our Genealogy Society starts our membership year in Sept with a backyard picnic at the Historical Center at 520 West Main. We meet on the 3rd Monday evening at 7 pm from Sept - May. Our new website is found at www.weatherfordgenealogy.org Happy trails on your family history researching. Kim Dresser

From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/07/11

Etta, please contact the historical center directly for more information. Best of luck with your search and thank you for using TravelOK.com.

From Etta Boone on 02/05/11

At the center do you have a list of people who are buried in different cemetaries in Western Oklahoma. I am looking for Loarn Austin Glancy and he should be in a cemetary near Canute or Foss. Thanks

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