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  • Vol 24  Issue 1,249 December 31, 2020

    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.” Early Ardmore Schools Kelly Brown, now of Muskogee but a farmer Ardmoreite, says he was a student at King College when the […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,248 December 24, 2020

    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.” Tomorrow is Christmas Day as I write this issue. Since everyone is all caught up in the holidays including us, this issue […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,247  December 17, 2020

    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.” Carter Seminary The story of the present Carter Seminary at Ardmore goes back to 1852 when it was founded south of Durant […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,246    December 10, 2020

    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.” Robert Hensley sent in a photo of a piece of Ardmore history this week. Located in the 200 block of 1st Street […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,245 December 3, 2020

    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 Dundee School west of Healdton Immediately after statehood in 1907, Dundee School District was organized by Mrs. […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,244    November 26, 2020

    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 Public Schools When the Ardmore Public Schools opened in September of 1899 the enrollment was about […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,243  November 19, 2020

    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 According to Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, the hamburger, a ground meat patty between two slices of bread, […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,242     November 12, 2020

    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 About Hotels and Things by George Norris Missus Mack probably had a another name but we early-day Ardmoreites […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,241   November 5, 2020

    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 its first beginnings Ardmore streets had been laid out and given such unfamiliar names as Boone […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,240 October 29, 2020

    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 Lowenstein and Music Sol Lowenstein and the beginning of instrumental music in Ardmore public schools are synonymous- […]