Trace the tracks of Oklahoma’s original railways at these historic sites perfect for railfans and Western history buffs alike.Learn More
History and Historical Sites
From Indian heritage and Viking explorers to land runs and oil booms, Oklahoma has a history unlike any other state. Historical sites throughout the State honor Oklahoma's original residents, settlers and a wide variety of history making people and events. Connect with the past at a living history event, while you watch re-enactments on Civil War battlefields, learn traditional crafts or meet re-enactors playing fur traders who lived in Oklahoma long before settlers moved in. Attend a powwow to experience the pageantry and fellowship among Native peoples as they gather to celebrate traditions and hold dance competitions.
Trek to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center to discover the rich history of the famous cattle trail that spanned Oklahoma, or see the last standing original sod house on the prairies of Oklahoma and learn more about pioneer life at the Sod House Museum. From oil barons to cowboys, the rich heritage of Oklahoma offers one fascinating journey after another for history buffs.