You only think you know Sapulpa.

Every week we publish stories of Sapulpa's history, recalling both the events at the time, and the nostalgia for days gone by. Dig in and learn more about what the Sapulpa of yesteryear was like.

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  • Sapulpa book Roll Out set for 66 Blowout

    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.

    June 2, 2017
  • New Sonic on historic corner could open as early as October

    The old Sapulpa Fire Station No. 2 building and the Taco Mayo were leveled by the weekend and by midweek most of the remains hauled away. The historic lot on the southwest corner of Mission and Dewey and the one immediate west are being prepared for construction of a new Sonic Drive-In restaurant. Larkin Bookkeeping…

    August 26, 2016
  • ‘Chieftains’ Contest Winner Also Became Health Care Pillar

    Pauline (Polly) was born in Sapulpa in 1910 to Minnie Aldora Cue Page and Robert Lennard Page. Her parents met in 1896 when their families moved to this area and lived on adjoining farms five miles west of Sapulpa. During her high school years Polly was a cheerleader of the Pep Club named the "White…

    January 20, 2016
  • Sapulpa’s Dixieland Park Tells of Memories Nearly Gone

    This story on “Dixieland Park” is compiled from a couple of different articles -- one by the late James W. Hubbard for the Sapulpa Historical Society in a 1992 Sapulpa Herald story headlined: “Dixieland was a dream realized”; and the second by travel writer Jack D. Rittenhouse. We’re not sure in what publication that piece…

    January 13, 2016

Do You Remember Sapulpa?

Stories of days gone by in the town we love.

"Do You Remember" was a weekly column that ran for years in the Sapulpa Times from longtime resident and former Sapulpa Times writer Charles Betzler.

Headlines in Sapulpa History

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