past - Edmond History Museum

  • Bradbury Station

    Bradbury Corner

    Everett Bradbury established Bradbury Station in 1923, located approximately at the southwest corner of the current intersection of Second and Interstate 35. This original site consisted of a one-acre plot […]

  • Schools: What’s In a Name?

    Are you curious about how your Edmond school got its name? ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Angie Debo Elementary School Angie Debo (January 30, 1890 – February 21, 1988) was an American historian […]

  • Agricultural Life

    At the time of the 1889 Land Run, Oklahoma consisted of a wilderness of prairie and forest lands that offered a new chance for American farmers. Edmond is located geographically near the […]

  • Notable Niners

    Hardy Cryer Anglea Hardy Cryer Anglea was one of the first to arrive in Edmond on April 22, 1889. His claim house was one of the first homes built in Edmond, […]

  • I Was Lonesome, Awful Lonesome

    The Run of 1889 is an interesting chapter in Oklahoma’s history, as it marked the beginning of settlement of the former Indian Territory. On the heels of the Run of […]

  • Daisy

    Kentucky Daisy

    All the Makings of a Western Legend… Edmond is home to the tall tale of “Kentucky Daisy” … As the story is told…with her pistol tucked in her waistband, and stakes […]

  • 1920s Exhibit

    1920s Edmond: Ain’t We Got Fun?

    Do you think the Roarin’ Twenties are the bees knees? Visit the 1920s Edmond: Ain’t We Got Fun? exhibit at the Edmond History Museum & Museum for a satisfying dose […]

  • Snap Shots in Time

    Snapshots In Time: 100 Years Of Photographs & Cameras In Edmond

    People have been taking photographs in Edmond for nearly 130 years. Snapshots in Time features photographs and cameras from Edmond’s first century, including over 20 vintage cameras dating from the […]