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Oklahoma was the 46th state in the USA; it became a state on November 16, 1907.
State Abbreviation - OK
State Captial - Oklahoma City
Largest City - Oklahoma City
Area - 69,903 square miles [Oklahoma is the 20th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 3,459,654 (as of 2000)
Name for Residents - Oklahomans< …
Catching up..... Made it to Oklahoma City. Nice day. Toured around town and went to the Bass Pro shop in Bricktown. Then went to the Oklahoma City Memorial. That was very sobering and left me me very somber. Unfortunately, I was starting to get sick on this day.
We started today by heading to downtown Oklahoma City for the OKC National Memorial and Museum on the 1995 bombing. This was a very somber and moving experience. The memorial includes vacant chairs for each of the 168 victims. They use small chairs to depict the 19 children in the day care center who were killed. The museum was an excellent depiction of the day, from a recorded water commission hearing across the street on which the blast is heard, to ...
... prescription to take a bath.
The water is naturally heated to 143 degrees. They cool it to about 100 degrees and then you hop in the soaking tub. It all sounded a bit like a modern spa treatment. The park system owns the historic buildings and leases the bath operations to concessionaires.
We happened to arrive at a time when a ranger offered a guided tour of Bathhouse Row. We were the only ones on ...
... the Riverwind Resort and Casino, where, you guessed it, the Tufie is working the machines.
Oh, and I forgot to mention that we went to the Holy City, where apparently some pastor held an Easter morning service in 1929, and it grew from there with a reenactment of the crucifixion and all the biblical stories in between, costumes, and everything. Hard to believe that people would come out to this place in the absolute Boonies for a religious reenactment, but ...