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Brimming with Stories

Cataloging archeological and historic properties significant in our nation’s history, the National Park Service’s (NPS) National Register of Historic Places (NR) includes over 97,000 listings. It also contains information on over 1.4 million additional resources. Authorized by a 1966 federal law, the program coordinates and supports public and private efforts to identify, evaluate and protect America’s historic and archeological...

Working to Preserve History

A sure way to prevent the demolition of a historic building is to buy the property yourself or with others. However, if that’s not an option, preservationist groups and grassroots organizations could use your help as they work to save spaces where Oklahoma history was made. “Grassroots efforts work because they show local support and local identity with those buildings,” says...

Retain and See the Memories

In your home, there are likely boxes upon boxes of old, finger-smudged, bent family photos, from vacations long past, holidays of yesteryear and special occasions like graduations, birthdays and anniversaries. Along with the old pictures are their negatives (and maybe home movies), and you could likely kill an entire day (or longer) enjoying the memories before shoving everything back...