This 1898 farm house built by Indian Territory Judge John R. Thomas was also the home of his daughter Carolyn and her husband Grant Foreman until their deaths. The home still contains the orginal funishings, personal belongings, books, photographs, and items brought back from 2 world tours to libraries and archives. Grant and Carolyn were prominent Oklahoma historians and authors, helping to preserve the history of the Five Civilized Tribes and other Native Americans in Oklahoma and Indian Territories
In addition to personal belongings and world artifacts, the collection includes works of art and sculpture by Native American artists, Acee Blue Eagle, Jerome Tiger, Willard Stone and others.
One exhibit encludes John R. Thomas, Jr.'s saddles, uniforms and other memoriabilia from his military carreer including service with Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Spanish American War.
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