exhibits - Edmond Historical Society

Darci Lynne’s Got Talent

The Edmond Historical Society and Museum presents the new exhibit, Darci Lynne’s Got Talent from August 11 thru January 30, 2021. A virtual ribbon-cutting and live performance by Darci Lynne […]

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Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

Although taken for granted by many social and art historians, the apron is the subject of a fascinating reevaluation in this exhibition. Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, opening on […]

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Back to the 1950s

It was the era of the be-bop, the sock-hop and bibbity-bopity-boo! The 1950s were a time of great prosperity in America. New technological advancements were sweeping the country as men […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Power of Children – Making A Difference

September 1 – October 20, 2017

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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. […]

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