Saturday Night Cancelled Save the Date Nov 20th & 21st 6-9 pm. Claremore Museum of History is participating in this year’s 25th anniversary of Dickens on the Boulevard.  The Gazebo and skyline of downtown Claremore historic district will be outlined in lights.   There will be live reindeer and sleigh in Lynn Riggs Park, reindeer… Read More


We are pleased to announce the completion of the NASA Apollo Saturn V LEGO set by Jr. Curator Blake Stroble! Blake is a third grader from Verdigris Lower Elementary School. This specific LEGO set is 1,969 pieces, measuring over 39 inches tall, and designed for ages 14+. As a nine-year-old, Blake was confident he could… Read More


Thanks Bilby Family and Sequoyah Public School of Claremore ! Student artists at Sequoyah Public Schools brought history to life on a piano they donated to the Claremore Museum of History. The piano is decorated with the theme of Rogers County, prominently highlighting the schools, tribes and historical figures that contributed to putting Claremore, Oklahoma… Read More


Join us as national award-winning chefs, Jennifer Hill Booker and Rafael Rios, bring an amazing culinary experience to Claremore, OK! This event is produced in collaboration with the Rogers County Farmers Market, Volunteers for Youth, Main Street Claremore, City of Claremore, Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA), Claremore Chamber of Commerce, and the Claremore Museum… Read More


Claremore Museum of History description Claremore Museum of History is a history museum located in the former Will Rogers Library, inside of Lynn Riggs Park near downtown Claremore, Oklahoma. The Claremore Museum of History showcases multiple collections of artifacts from Claremore’s notable individuals, including Lynn Riggs, Andy Payne, Patti Page, Stuart Roosa, and Helen Robson… Read More


FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 OFBYFOR ALL: Let’s Build Organizations that are OF, BY, & FOR our Communities Today, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of a new global initiative, OFBYFOR ALL. OFBYFOR ALL is a framework to help civic and cultural organizations become OF, BY, and FOR their communities. We’re building tools, trainings, and hopefully, a movement… Read More


Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This article was published in the Ranchman magazine August 1943. Will Rogers As He Was Known At Oologah By:  Bill Hoge, Editor, The Oologah Oozings             The 4th of this month (November) is the anniversary of the birth of America’s greatest and most beloved character,… Read More


Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time Sketch of the Early Life of Will Rogers This article was published in the Ranchman magazine November 1947.              By:  Sallie Rogers McSpadden             It was a dreamy forenoon in November; to be exact November 4, 1879 when a sturdy baby boy came to… Read More


Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This article was published in the Ranchman magazine November 1947. In Memory of Mrs. Tom McSpadden By:  Ferne E. King               In the latter days of August, the indomitable will and gallant spirit of Sallie Rogers McSpadden finally succumbed to time and the fragility… Read More


Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time   This article was published in the Centennial Edition of the Claremore Progress June 27, 1993   CLAREMORE LANDMARK’S HISTORY IS RETRACED By:  Joe Carter     PART ONE             Despite the raging 1930’s depression, Oklahoma Governor E. W. Marland gained $185,000 in state funding to… Read More