VISIT KINGFISHER

With a rich history predating statehood and progressive planning to prepare for tomorrow, Kingfisher is the ideal place to live, work, play and visit.  This balance is reflected in our active agricultural activity as well as cutting edge technology maintained by Pioneer Telecommunications, with corporate headquarters based in downtown Kingfisher.

four historical markers: Birthplace of the Oklahoma Historical Society; Kingfisher Stage Station (a stopping point along the trail); boundary marker of the opening of the Unassigned Lands Run, April 22, 1889; site of the Centennial Brick Wall- pioneer names

Chisholm Trail Museum- history of Kingfisher County.   Museum is on original trade route opened by Jesse Chisholm in 1861.

Governor A.J. Seay Mansion- 1890s home of the second territorial governor of Oklahoma

For more information, check out their official page - http://www.kingfisher.org/

Check here for a list of their upcoming events - http://www.kingfisher.org/events/

Visit the Chisholm Trail Museum on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a day filled with cowboy fun! Drop in and see a variety of working chuck wagons from across the region as the cooks prepare some of their favorite dishes. Activities include live music, cooking demonstrations, gunfights, Wild West Show performers, Medicine Man shows, Annie Oakley performances and more.

 

The daytime activities are free, and tickets for the delicious chuck wagon meal at noon are $15. Please contact the museum at 405-375-5176 to purchase tickets for the noon meal. The Chisholm Trail Museum is located at 605 Zellers Ave. in Kingfisher.

 

The Chisholm Trail Museum and Horizon Hill is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state.

 

Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS

chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.

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