Starr, one of the last
During his 32 years in crime, he claimed to have robbed more banks than
both the James-Younger Gang and the
Gang put together.
Oklahoma is famous for “spooklights,”
bouncing bright balls of white fire that have been reported as far back as
If you put the hind legs of a farm animal into
your boots, you are breaking the law.
Bristow was the site of
first radio station, KRFU “The Voice of
which was renamed KVOO and moved to
Tulsa in 1927.
Milk is the official
state beverage of
It is illegal to wear
your boots to bed.
The first Boy Scout Troop
in the US was formed in Pawhuska in 1909.
Phillip H. Sheridan,
George A. Custer, and
William T. Sherman were the founders of the U.S. Army Field Artillery
Center at Fort Sill. Of all the forts built on the south plains
during the Indian Wars, Fort Sill is the
only active installation.
If you have sex before
you’re married in
you are breaking the law.
Billionaire J. Paul Getty
began his oil empire in
It is illegal to cause
"annoying vibrations" in the Bartlesville city limits.
Elvis Presley used
to like staying at the Best Western Trade Winds Motel in
It is against the law to
bring an elephant into
While passing another
vehicle in Yukon, it is mandatory to honk your horn.
The State of
forbids women from doing their own hair without having a license.
Oklahoma has more miles of the original
Route 66 than any other state.
Dogs who want to
congregate in groups of three or more on private property must have a
permit signed by the mayor.
comes from the Choctaw words okla, meaning people, and homa, meaning red,
which translates to land of the red people.
In Wynona, your mode of
transportation must be tied up while unattended.
Bob Wills and the Texas
Playboys, fathers of western swing music, began their careers in
it is illegal to tether your horse in front of city hall
The comic strip Dick
Tracy was created by Chester Gould, an Oklahoman.
state dance is the square dance.