From Indian heritage and Civil War battles to world-class athletes and ballerinas, all of these are commemorated by historical markers throughout the state. Regardless of where you live in Oklahoma, there is some roadside history near you. After watching this episode, take an Oklahoma roadside history trip for yourself, using the mapped out road trip itinerary below.
Host Robert Burch starts the most recent episode of Back in Time: Roadside History, by saying, "Anyone who's interested in history should never have to leave the boundaries of Oklahoma. Our history is the boldest - and in many ways - the most exciting of any of the states."
The anchor from the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) is now permanently on display at Campbell Park, a small patch of land at 13th Street and N. Broadway Ave, just north of Downtown Oklahoma City.
- Carnegie Library - Guthrie, OK
- USS Oklahoma Anchor - Oklahoma City, OK
- Oscar Jacobson House - Norman, OK