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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center Celebrates Cherokee Strip Days with Frontier Festival Events
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will celebrate the 119th Anniversary of the Cherokee Strip Land Run with a weekend of entertaining living history events for the whole family.
Frontier Festival Lantern Tours will be held on Friday, September 14, 2012 beginning at 7 p.m. Visitors to Humphrey Heritage Village will travel back in time to the days after the Land Run and glimpse into the lives of the 1893 pioneers. Throughout the historic buildings, guests will encounter schoolmarms, Land Office agents, fine Victorian ladies, homestead families and many others along their lantern led tour. Tours will begin every 15 minutes and conclude with refreshments and an opportunity to visit the museum shop. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now at the Heritage Center and the Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau in Downtown Enid.
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 following the Cherokee Strip Days Parade, the Heritage Center will transform Humphrey Heritage Village into an 1893 town. Frontier Festival living history event will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guests will experience the sights, sounds and characters of the old West. There will be food, music, gun fights and hands-on activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Frontier Festival is included with admission to the Heritage Center.
For additional information on these or other CSRHC programs, please contact the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center at 580-237-1907 or www.csrhc.org. The Heritage Center is located at 507 S. 4th Street in Enid, Oklahoma.