Sapulpa Historical Society

Sapulpa Historical Society Museum to remain closed until February 4th

January 13, 2021

The Sapulpa Historical Society Museum has announced it will be extending its closing until February 4th, at least.

Sapulpa Historical Society cancels their December Open House

November 30, 2020

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.

Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A special Dust Bowl exhibit now available at Sapulpa Historical Society Museum

February 28, 2020

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.

Historic Sapulpa newspapers are now available online

August 12, 2019

A new online gateway allows you to view and search the contents of local newspapers that haven’t existed for decades.

Sapulpa Historical Society Holds 50th Annual Meeting

March 23, 2019

No stranger to the Society and its meetings, recently-retired Creek County District Judge Joe Sam Vassar was the speaker.

Sapulpa Historical Society digitizes area newspapers

February 18, 2019

The money needed for the project was short…until this family stepped in to help.

Preserving Sapulpa’s Legacy

February 17, 2019

How the team at the Sapulpa Historical Society is ensuring that Sapulpa’s rich historical legacy lives on.

The shotgun: when sober citizenship wins out over racism

January 24, 2019

Just 18 months after the infamous Tulsa Race Riot, Sapulpa found themselves in the crosshairs of what could’ve been a replay of that fateful day in their hometown.

Sapulpa Historical Society to open during this week’s Holiday Stroll

December 5, 2017

If you’ve never been able to visit the Sapulpa Historical Society Museum, take your chance this Thursday!

Sapulpa book Roll Out set for 66 Blowout

June 2, 2017

The book’s author is local writer Don Diehl who took on the project for the Sapulpa Historical Society. He said he had lots of help with the content but was unable to identify the four youngsters in the cover photo. But it does easily represent Sapulpa kids during the late 1940s.