McCarter Museum

About
  • McCarter Museum of Tonkawa History 
  • Owner: Tonkawa Historical Society
  • 220 E. Grand Ave.
  • Tonkawa, OK
  • (580) 628-2895

  • The McCarter Museum of Tonkawa History features displays of the 1893 Land Run, Tonkawa's early days, 1901 University Preparatory School (now Northern Oklahoma College), 1920s Three Sands Oil Field, 1940s WWII German Prisoner of War Camp, military memorabilia and vignettes of home, school and church of bygone days. Photos and artifacts too numerous to mention, a large collection of the stories of area pioneers and 1898 photos of members of the Tonkawa Tribe are among collections available for viewing. Also available are genealogical records.
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