Fifteen volunteer board members and over 800 intensely interested citizens of the area embarked upon their first major project.
A comprehensive Index is online.
Who knows, perhaps you are part of this rich history.
Many people wanted to claim the lands in the unsurveyed areas of the Cherokee Strip. There was no law governing the settlement of these lands until the United States congress issued the "Homestead Laws". Read them for yourself in this reprint of the original passed out to the contestants before the land run of 1893.
No student of history, especially Oklahoma history, should be without their personel copy of this great moment in the building of our country. Learn more about the "Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893" and the historical events surrounding them
For copies of the "Homestead Laws" contact Darlene.