Largest American Flag

Largest American Flag that ever flew from a pole, at that time. Over 700 square feet of bunting. Donated to Henryetta, OKlahoma, by Lyman C. Hill

Joseph W. Hardin Photo Collection Largest American Flag that ever flew from a pole, at that time. Over 700 square feet of bunting. Donated to Henryetta, Oklahoma, by Lyman C. Hill

2017 Membership Dinner

2017 HENRYETTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP DINNER

April 22, 2017  Civic Center – Henryetta, Oklahoma The Henryetta Historical Society 2017 Annual Membership Dinner ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

New Secretary Appointed

  Thursday, March 16, 2017 The Henryetta Historical Society has announced that Ashley Wolstoncroft will serve as Secretary for the Society’s Board of Directors.  She is the editor of The Henryetta Free-Lance and will bring to the Society unique qualities 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 …

THE GREAT HENRYETTA TRAIN WRECK

By Earl Goldsmith Some of this information came from an “Only in Oklahoma” Oklahoma Centennial article in a 2007  Tulsa World.  The rest came from various issues of the Henryetta Daily Free-Lance, research by the Henryetta Public Library staff, and an Read More …

Dancing Ordinance Repealed

By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor   It’s time to “cut loose!” Henryetta City Ordinances 9-404 through 9-414 were officially repealed Tuesday night. Included in the nearly 40 year old ordinance was the stipulation that dancing is illegal within 500 feet Read More …