past - Edmond History Museum

  • The Edmond Sun: Connecting Our Community 1889-2014

    Milton “Kickingbird” Reynolds had a vision of a prosperous college town when he established his newspaper in Edmond, Oklahoma on July 18, 1889. He extolled the virtues of Edmond in […]

  • “Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844-2012”

    March 25 – April 30, 2016 Historically, the ephemeral hardworking American political poster has been hiding in plain sight, attempting to catch our eye and capture our vote through the […]

  • Edmond People, Edmond Politics

    March 25, 2016 – December 16, 2016 In addition to taking part in local politics, Edmond residents have been interested and involved with politics at the state and national levels. […]

  • Cloth as Community: Hmong Textiles in America

    June 16 – August 11, 2017 Hmong flower cloth (or paj ntaub) is one of the world’s great textile traditions and an excellent example of cloth as community. Despite its […]

  • WW1 Slider

    Remembering World War I

    April 2017 marks 100 years since the United States entered the First World War. World War I was the first global war and over sixteen million combatants and civilians lost […]

  • The Power of Children – Making A Difference

    September 1 – October 20, 2017

  • Playground

    Once Upon A Playground

    The classic metal and wood structures that have populated playgrounds for most of the twentieth century—towering metal slides, giant jungle gyms, whirling merry-go-rounds, bouncing seesaws—have become beloved artifacts of childhood. […]

  • Barbers In Edmond – A Historic Trade

    Barbers in Edmond: A Historic Trade tells the story of Edmond’s barbers, through the tools of the trade, photographs and advertisements. The profession has faced many challenges as changes in […]

  • Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII

    Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII offers a wide-ranging collection of original relief posters and memorabilia that provides an exciting new window on understanding a watershed event in our […]

  • Monkey Bars & Walking Trails: Over 100 Years of Edmond Parks

    “Big, little, old and young are urged to visit the park for rest, recreation or work.” Edmond Sun, May 5, 1921 The creation and development of Edmond’s parks required the […]