Wine through Time 2015 Thank you everyone who joined us for Wine through Time in 2015. 2015 Diamond Sponsors: Citizens Bank of Edmond Evans & Davis, Attorneys 2015 Ruby Sponsors: Electric Professionals of Edmond Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Services Ideal Homes 2015 Sapphire Sponsors: Richard Sias The University of Central Oklahoma
Van’s Bakery Van’s Bakery was a landmark in Edmond, Oklahoma for 44 years and was ranked in its day as one of the outstanding independent bakeries of Oklahoma. Many of Edmond’s citizens will remember the smell of Van’s bread baking as they walked or drove through the downtown area. In 1889, George Van Antwerp made
Losing Ground In Oklahoma, beginning in 1541, both the Spanish and French encountered the Caddos, Plains Apaches, Osages, Quapaws and Wichitas. Most of the 39 tribes in Oklahoma today were forced to migrate to what would later be Oklahoma from their ancestral homelands. In 1778, recognizing that Indians could swing the balance of
Edmond Goes to War Edmond Historical Collection, Soldiers Dale Hamilton, Charles Richmond and Hal Adamson embarking from a ship at Muroran, Hokaido, Japan December 1951 on its way to Korea. Edmond, like all American cities, owes much to its sons and daughters who have served the nation during wartime, many making the ultimate sacrifice
A Letter from 1889 The following letter was written by Mrs. Elma Childers in May of 1889, to family just 19 days after the Land Run of April 22, 1889 establishing the town of Edmond. The letter describes the hardships experienced by Edmond homesteaders. The passage “I was Lonesome, Awful Lonesome” were her words, descriptive
Welcome Center & Gift Shop Big Summer Blowout! Our gift shop is having a Summer Blowout Clearance sale. Help us clean house for our incoming fall merchandise! Everything is 50-80% off, so come by while supplies last. Get back to school in style With EHS&M Tote Bags, Pencils, Cups, Folders, and more!
As Long as Grass Grows The original idea of Indian removal to the West was devised under Thomas Jefferson, based on voluntary consent. The following quote has become infamous for representing the failure of a long succession of U.S. presidents unable to fulfill their promises to American Indians: “You are now in a country
Kentucky Daisy All the Makings of a Western Legend… Nanitta R. H. Daisy (b. 1861 Pennsylvania, d. 1903 Chicago) Edmond is home to the tall tale of “Kentucky Daisy” … As the story is told…with her pistol tucked in her waistband, and stakes in hand, petite Nanitta Daisy leapt from a moving train
Children’s Learning Center Our Children’s Learning Center Completed in 2008 is a true favorite for families in the Edmond area… Pay us a visit today and find out why children love to learn by playing in this miniature pioneer town just inside our main gallery. Hands-on-Play Areas Include:General StoreTrain Station Sheriff’s OfficeOld Time Citizens
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