Flag of Oklahoma
The Oklahoma state flag honors more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their ancestors. The blue field comes from a flag carried by Choctaw soldiers during the civil
war. The center shield is the battle shield of an Osage warrior. It is made of buffalo hide and decorated with eagle feathers. Two symbols of peace lie across the shield.
One is the calumet, or peace pipe. The other is an olive branch. Crosses on the shield are Native American signs for stars, representing high ideals
Oklahoma was the 46th state to join the union.
It was settled in 1889 and entered the union on Nov. 16, 1907.
The state capitol is in Oklahoma City.
Their nickname is: The Sooner State
Their motto is: Labor conquers all things
Origin of state's name: Based on Choctaw Indian words for "redman"
Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Oklahoma.
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