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Our family friend Melvin Harrel has written several stories and books about the western Oklahoma history. As I was going through some of my books this morning I happened on his colorful book, RIVER COUNTRY, Forgotten Tales From the Antelope Hills. I had use a couple of his stories in past articles and decided to end our fall session with some of his stories as a few years back he was more than pleased to have me share with our readers. (more…)

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Judging for the Augusta Metcalfe Memorial Art Competition will be on Friday, November 6 at 9:00 am. There will be a video taken so that the students and teachers may see the activities of the day. (more…)

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The Augusta Metcalfe Memorial Art Competition 2020 is under way. All the art has now been received and has now been placed into age groups, topics and media categories. Each piece has been tagged with the students name, age, school as well as the topic and media. (more…)

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As my readers remember, I have been reporting on what was considered a brief sketch of the public service of Mary Corson’s brother, and Augusta’s uncle, George Davidson. These articles have been taken from Giants of Science, “Mining and Scientific Press.” This sketch has featured George as their most prominent Pacific Coast scientist. (more…)

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The Augusta Metcalfe Memorial Art Competition is under way. All our schools have been contacted. Because of the Covid 19 some schools are not able to participate this year. Those that are must have their art in by Thursday, October 22 in order to make the judging deadline. (more…)

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When Ashlee came home for Labor Day weekend, we drove the golf cart down the trail to see wildlife and flowers. Sunflowers were in abundance. They were tall and in large groups in places. Ashlee wanted to take pictures for her friend Liz who loves sunflowers. (more…)

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Fall is here. We have enjoyed the rain so much. Roger is still busy mowing. The Humming Birds left after our first cold weather, that is except one or two. We have at least one that will not give into the cold until around the end of October, a strange little fellow. (more…)

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I am so appreciative of the positive comments I am receiving about our article on Augusta’s uncle, Professor George Davidson. Speaking with one of our board members, JoNell York, we both agreed he was a genius! He was so far ahead of his time. Some of our visitors from the West Coast are familiar with his name because of different points of interest that are named after him. (more…)

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Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic it has been suggested to us by the Oklahoma Historical Society that we recommend calling the museum or site you are planning to visit to confirm opening hours and event times. (more…)

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Continuing “Giants of Science,” Professor George Davidson traveled to Japan, Italy and Egypt where he did extensive work in setting up irrigation systems for all three countries. He also recorded coast lines and property lines for many countries. (more…)

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