The Norman and Cleveland County Historical Museum is housed in the Moore-Lindsay house, a turn-of-the-century Queen Anne-style Victorian dwelling. Typical features of the style are displayed throughout the interior and on the exterior of the structure. Included are varied exterior coverings such as clapboard and shingled siding, a turret (tower), iron-work on the roof, gingerbread (decorative wood trim), stained glass windows, expansive porches and spindlework.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The story of T. B. Ferguson T. B. Ferguson was born in 1857 near Des Moines, Iowa. Although he was trained to be a teacher and a Methodist minister, Ferguson began writing occasional articles for a local newspaper and became interested in journalism. After the 1892 land run, Ferguson brought his family to Watonga, Oklahoma where he established the Watonga Republican. He remained the publisher of this newspaper until his death in 1921.
General, History, Library
The Talbot Library and Museum specializes in historical and genealogical research material of Northeast Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas, and Cherokee Territory. The facility also publishes a quarterly “T.L. & M. Genealogy” and is home to the “Goingsnake Messenger” quarterly. The Library & Museum operates solely on contributions and sales of Book Store and gift shop items. Its goal is to “Preserve a Bit of History”.