on the Cherokee Strip
Living History characters tell first-hand accounts of life in the Cherokee Outlet….right in your classroom!
Within 50 miles: $99.00
50 – 75 miles: $139.00
Over 75 miles: $169.00
Additional same-day program or speaker: $50 each
Characters available for visit include:
Dr. James Stovall from Kentucky shares about life as a medical professional in Indian Territory.
Maudie Jane Morgan, emporium proprietress, tells her harrowing experiences coming to the territory to open up shop with her husband.
Joseph DuPuis engages students with funny stories about his farm implements business in the new Cherokee Outlet lands.
Mud, former Civil War soldier, trail hand, and Sooner tells some historic tall tales.
Ella Rose Mathis, as school teacher, describes her adventures as a single woman making a race for a place to call her own.
Surveyor Sam Hawthorne comes from the Colorado gold rush and recalls stories from his time surveying Oklahoma for the US federal government.
Katie Staerkel relates being a student, courting, and housekeeping during the homesteading days of Oklahoma.
Bertha Sonnenblum regales listeners with daring stories of escape from Russia as a German immigrant to the Cherokee Strip.
Cathy Thomas, Education Director