The Territotial Museum Preservation Committee is active to bring changes due to gross neglect, corruption, mismangement and missing inventory and funds.
This is what our local musuem should be like.
The features exhibits and programming that highlight the history and culture of Henryetta, Oklahoma area. The museum is housed in the original Henryetta High School building (1903), preserved to house the museum and exhibits. The museum contains area history from all decades focusing on Henryetta. Collections include early historical documents from the formation of Henryetta, records of early pioneers settling in Henryetta. The museum also features exhibits of native Henryettans: Cowboy Champion of The World, Jim Shoulders; Actress, Alice Ghostley, NFL Hall of Fame, Troy Aikman and others. The museum also has a vast collection of photographs from The Joseph W. Hardin collection. Addmission to the museum is free. Donations are greatly appreciated.
The , besides being the first school, also served as Henryetta’s first public library, First Presbyterian Church, VFW, American Legion, Boy Scout headquarters, Red Cross headquarters, dentist office and courtroom. It now, once again, plays an important role in the community as a center of activities and a major tourist attraction for our town.