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"Lifting as we climb-The eternal verities shall prevail"
~ B.C. Franklin ~
We have b…
The Tulsa race riot of 1921 was the single worst incident of racial violence in American history. It began after Dick Rowland, a nineteen-year-old African American shoe shiner, was accused of assaulting Sarah Page, a young white elevator operator,…
Built and dedicated
April 4, 1921
Completely reduced to charred smoldering ruin
during Tulsa's infamous race riot
June 1, 1921
Rebuilt and dedicated as a monument to
faithfulness and perseverance
October 21, 1952
Dedicated and registered…
"I think knowing one's history leads one to act in a more
enlightened fashion. I can not imagine how knowing one's
history would not urge one to be an activist."
Dr. John Hope Franklin
who forever changed the way that Americans think of
Tour on the Prairies
"It seems to me as if these
beautiful regions answer
literally to the description
of the land of …
682 feet east of this marker
the territories of the
Cherokee · Creek · Osage
Tribes of Indians
join in a common boundary point
On June 2, 1825, the Osage Nation, under
treaty with the U.S. granted certain lands
to the go…
This marker and the upright monument moved
from original location on Kennedy Farm on
West Newton in 1950. Horizontal slabs added later.
This stone marks the ground where "Old Timers"
who had lived in Tulsa and vicinity over
Typical house of early 1880's
Originally built on acreage
400 North Cheyenne was parsonage
home of Rev Sylvester Morris
Tulsa Indian Territory
Methodist minister (1836-1907)
Constructed on this site in 1913, Booker T. Washington High School served as the separate school for Black students in Tulsa.
The first building was a four-room wooden frame structure. A sixteen-room brick facility with a basement replac…
The International Petroleum Exposition was founded at Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1923 providing a display to the world of the latest in equipment, operational ideas and practices used in the petroleum and related industries.
When the first exposition wa…