Celebrating 50 years of the Sod House Museum
October 8, 2017
Visit the Sod House Museum to celebrate the 50 years of preservation! On Saturday, Oct. 28, at 10 a.m. Jack Baker, president of the OHS Board of Directors, will give a presentation about the history of the sod house and the Oklahoma Historical Society's efforts to preserve Oklahoma's only remaining sod house built by a homesteader.
At one time, thousands of sod houses dotted the plains of north America. This two-room soddy, built by Marshal McCully in August 1894, is the only remaining sod house in Oklahoma that was built by a homesteader. McCully took part in the largest of Oklahoma's land...