Monday, October 2, 2017
You’re a nature-lover, right? Then maybe you have camped on the Native American ground that shares a connection to the Oklahoma City Zoo. It’s the Osage Hills State Park, near Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
How are the zoo and the park related, you ask? It’s a story that goes back 85 years, like this…
The 1930s Backstory :
During the Great Depression, the men of the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) lived and worked on Zoo property from 1933-1937. The government paid...
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
“You’re glowing today!”
That’s what my co-worker said when I arrived at work on Saturday, Feb 18, 2017. I didn’t know it showed, but it was a proud day for me. The day represented the culmination of 12 years of hard work--rescuing lost Zoo history, saving an important building from destruction, reminding folks that the Zoo is in the recreational memory-bank of nearly everyone in this state for 115 years!
Landing the Zoo’s bathhouse on the...
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