The town of Cushing's nickname, "The Pipeline Crossroads of the World," gives a vivid snapshot of its history as an oil boomtown. Learn more about the humble beginnings of Cushing and its neighboring towns Yale and Perkins while exploring attractions from both yesterday and today.Learn More
Oklahoma Territorial Plaza
The Oklahoma Territorial Plaza consists of six-acres' worth of open air museum space, located on Main Street in Perkins. This museum features several restored buildings from Territorial days. These building include a 1901 log cabin, an 1800s one-room schoolhouse, a 1950s-60s service station and the former home of Frank Eaton, the inspiration for Oklahoma State University's cowboy "Pistol Pete." The grounds also include statues of Eaton and Iowa Chief No Heart by artist Wayne Cooper.