The end of the war and the tumultuous post-war years brought new opportunities. Read the conclusion of the story of the Sapulpa and Interurban Trolley Line.
This story has it all—oil men, financiers, Indians, railroad speculators, big deals, burning creeks, bank failures, Machine Gun Kelly, G-Men, Zingo—and Route 66.
How did Sapulpa lose its Harvey House? Read what happened when Sapulpa lost the rail yard to Tulsa, and how the spirit of the Harvey House lived on after its demise.
A 10-ft tall wooden statue of Chief Sapulpa was moved last week from its longtime home at Sapulpa City Hall, where it has stood since it was completed in 1990, to the front room of the Sapulpa Historical Society Museum.
In this special series on the history of Sapulpa’s railroads, we look at how Sapulpa became an “end-of-track” town and built a famed Harvey House.
The Sapulpa Historical Society Museum has announced it will be extending its closing until February 4th, at least.
In what appear to be a concern for the rise in COVID-19 cases, and an effort to keep everyone “safe and comfortable,” the organization has decided to cancel the Open House, and to tentatively reschedule the volunteer luncheon that they had planned to sometime in the spring of 2021.
The traveling exhibit, on loan from the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, is a fascinating combination of stories, photography, and audio, that tells about one of the darkest periods of time for the midwest—both literally and figuratively.
A new online gateway allows you to view and search the contents of local newspapers that haven’t existed for decades.
No stranger to the Society and its meetings, recently-retired Creek County District Judge Joe Sam Vassar was the speaker.