State Game Bird: Wild Turkey State Animal: Bison State Bird: Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher The State Flag of Oklahoma State Reptile: Mountain Boomer State Rock: Rose Rock State Wild Flower: Indian Blanket State Fish: White Bass Railroad Trestle Old Central Purple Flora Crystal Bridge Round Barn Waterfall Rocks Mountains Oklahoma State Capitol Oklahoma State University Electronic Publishing Center Oklahoma Historical Society Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Oklahoma became the 46th state in 1907. To commemorate the Centennial of Statehood in 2007, the Oklahoma Historical Society, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, developed the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture to inform and educate citizens, students, historians, and the world at large about the fascinating history of this most unusual state. The Encyclopedia contains articles written by leading scholars in the field and is published by the Oklahoma Historical Society. The online edition is presented by the Oklahoma State University Library Electronic Publishing Center.


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