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  • Vol 25  Issue 1,277   July 15, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past In 1887 the only freight hauled into Ardmore was done by the railroads; The Rock Island, Frisco and […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,276 July 8, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past The Bob Fraley Lumber Company at A street and 4th Northeast Ardmore open for business July 2, 1948. […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,274   June 24, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Ragtown/Wirt Oklahoma More than 40 years ago (1917), Wirt (west of Healdton, Oklahoma) was a community of clapboord, […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,273   June 17, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” Music is most always a big part of peoples lives. Sometimes we hear a song from long ago, and it just takes us […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,272   June 10, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Ardmore Fire of 1895Ardmore progressed rapidly from 1887 to 1895 but it was at this point that the […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,271  June 3, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Albert Bettes Early Funeral Director Bettes Funeral Home of Ardmore was established in 1923, by Albert Bettes, Sr. […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,270   May 27, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Back in the mid 1980s the Carter County’s new detention center was being built and the architect for […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,269 May 20, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past “Once upon a time…. some Ringling residents will remember the Cornish Children’s Home that began as a dream […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,267  May 6, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past November 16, 1917 The Daily Ardmoreite – RESUME STREET CAR SERVICE TOMORROW The Ardmore Street Car Railway service […]

  • Vol 25  Issue 1,266 April 29, 2021

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Springer, Oklahoma Airport “The airport at Springer (where the county barn is now) was owned by the city […]