Henryetta

Henryetta Historical Society Photo Archives

The southern Okmulgee County community of Henryetta is situated two miles north of the Interstate 40 and U.S. Highway 62/75 junction, fifty-one miles south of Tulsa and fourteen miles south of Okmulgee, the county seat. Hugh Henry, Henryetta’s founder and Read More …

History of Henryetta

Henryetta Historical Society - Henryetta Territorial Museum

  Beginnings Henryetta began when Hugh Henry arrived in the area in 1885 and discovered coal in the creeks. The land where he pitched his tent belonged to the Creek Nation, 1 of the 5 Civilized Tribes. Since he was part Read More …