Rekindle The Hope

The Walking Veteran, Thomas Hudson

January 28, 2017 was the big day for The Walking Veteran in Henryetta.  The city came out in style to welcome me back to a town that gave so much support for the Walk Across America.  A parade and a Read More …

William “Peter Potter” Mann Moore

Birth:  Apr. 14, 1905 Henryetta, Oklahoma, USA Death:  Apr. 17, 1983 Palm Springs Riverside County California, USA Actor. William “Peter Potter” Mann Moore. His film credits include “The Live Ghost” (1934), “Bright Eyes” (1934), “The Phantom Empire” (1935), “Naughty Marietta” Read More …

Henryetta’s First High School

Henryetta Territorial Musuem - Henryetta Historical Society 410 W Moore St Henryetta, OK 74437 Phone: 918-652-7112

1905 – Indian Territory       In 1905, William B. Hudson built and established Henryetta’s first high school at 511 West Trudgeon.      Mr. Hudson arrived in Henryetta with his wife and seven children, in 1903, from La Grange, Indiana. Read More …

HENRYETTA’S 1939 CHRISTMAS PARADE

Presented by The Henryetta Historical Society

Earl Goldsmith In the 1930s, Henryetta had an annual Christmas parade with the high school band, floats, scouts and other organizations, men on horseback, decorated cars with local personalities and merchants, and at the end, SANTA CLAUSE.   I’ve always remembered the Read More …

Librarian History

A listing of librarians at the Henryetta Public Library is available to the public. It is as complete as possible with the information available at the present time, and will be updated and corrected as more information becomes available.  Hire Read More …