Do You Remember

Do you remember Wimpy’s Diner?

April 9, 2021

Whitney “Wimpy” Martin purchased one of the old Sapulpa trolley in 1932 and turned it into one of Sapulpa’s legends.

Do You Remember…Warehouse Market?

April 8, 2021

Before Warehouse Market moved to its last location (before becoming Price Mart), it was in downtown Sapulpa!

Do You Remember…these children’s TV shows?

April 5, 2021

Don’t change that channel…take a look at these memorable children’s TV shows, both local and nationwide!

Do You Remember…slot car racing?

April 1, 2021

The slot car craze caught on in the U.S., and by the mid-1960s any self-respecting town boasted a slot-car “center,” where kids could bring their cars to race on enormous banked tracks.

Do You Remember…Shibley’s Townhouse Grill?

March 27, 2021

In 1962, K. and Louise Shibley opened the Town House Grill at 317 South Main Street. They started out on a meager budget and their first cash register was a cigar box.

Do you remember the TeePee Drive-In?

March 11, 2021

As the TeePee shows new signs of life, plenty will remember what it was like during its heyday as the drive-in movie experience was taking the world by storm.

Do You Remember…”Fill er’ up”?

March 5, 2021

Today people buy their gasoline from convenience stores or at truck stops when traveling. When I was growing up, the only place in town to buy gas was at a full-service gas station, also called a “filling station.”

Do You Remember…Wickham Packing Company?

February 26, 2021

Learn about the family that put one of the most modern independent packing plants in the Southwest right here in Sapulpa, and what became of their business.

Do you remember…Your first Valentine?

February 15, 2021

Valentines from your classmates, sacks of candy and young romances…do you remember your first Valentine’s Day?

Do you remember Richard M. Nixon?

February 3, 2021

Though Nixon is most widely known for the Watergate scandal, his political career spans decades and he was once called “the hardest working man I ever met.”