Augusta Corson Metcalfe Homestead

The family of Augusta Corson Metcalfe made their homestead in present day Roger Mills County, Oklahoma in 1893. This land, now called Break O’Day Farm also houses the Metcalfe Museum. The painting featured is by Gary Leddy. August Isabella Corson was born November 10, 1881 in Vermillion, Kansas. At the age of four, Augusta Drew her first recognizable horse. Her mother Mary was herself an accomplished artist and at this point Augusta’s father Edward was set on making a living homesteading in the Oklahoma Territory. It would be memories of these early years on the plains that would shape the…

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