Oklahoma Military History

  • MAJOR GENERAL STANLEY F.H. NEWMAN

    Born in Chicago, IL on 16 August 1923, Stanley F.H. Newman enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in 1942, graduating from pilot training in March 1944. Flying a P-51, […]

  • CHARLES E. MCPHERREN: DIVISION COMMANDER 1935 – 1936

    Charles E. McPherren received a law degree from the University of Mississippi and set up a law practice in Oklahoma. He was elected Mayor of Caddo, Oklahoma, in 1899 and […]

  • JUNE 1944—THUNDERBIRDS FINALLY REACH ROME

    June marks a milestone of the Italian campaign during World War II. The 45th Infantry Division had endured months of fighting and misery at Anzio. According to Flint Whitlock, “On […]

  • ALEXANDER M. TUTHILL: DIVISION COMMANDER 1933 – 1935

    General Alexander M. Tuthill’s military career began when he enlisted in a cavalry troop of the California National Guard. He served with the unit while attending medical school at the […]

Opening Times

Tuesday -Friday
9:00 – 16:15
Saturday
10:00 to 16:15
Sunday
13:00 to 16:00
Monday
Closed

Admission FREE but voluntary donations are welcome.

COVID-19 and the Museum

When visiting the museum everyone over the age 11 is highly encouraged to wear a face covering, like a mask or face shield, in museum.