Exploring Oklahoma History
      Exploring Oklahoma History

      Exploring Oklahoma History is jt for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.

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      Historic Place Database

      This database is provided to help you explore the great state of Oklahoma.

      Today in Oklahoma History

      An calandar full of Oklahoma history. See what happened today.

      Exploring Oklahoma Blog

      The latest on our discoveries and adventures around Oklahoma.


      The town was est. in 1900 and town charter was granted in 1901. It was named for the Cordell post master who was instrumental in the founding of the town and post office. About the same time the Rock Island Railroad came through the Turkey Creek valley and the town became the largest trade area between Oklahoma City and Amarillo, Texas. Baptist Church Organized in 1900 and bui ...
      Located in Washita County, Oklahoma.
      May 25

      The Blackwell Tornado

      Wednesday, May, 25, 1955 – A tornado struck Blackwell at 9:27 pm and destroyed the east side of town. Approximately 80 blocks in town were damaged or destroyed. more...

      New Web Site Up
      Our newly designed website is now up. This is something we've been working on for the last couple of months. It should run quite a bit faster and be much more mobile friendly. We hope you like it. ...