L.A. Cann Gardens & Estate: Ponca City, OK

Hey friend! Welcome back to another post! Today, we’re talking about the Lester and Mary Cann Memorial Gardens and Estate in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The Welcome plaque in front of the garden claims “the Cann Garden is a museum for living plants.” The Cann Garden features an “important collection of plants in a display setting.”Continue reading “L.A. Cann Gardens & Estate: Ponca City, OK”

Conoco Museum: Ponca City, OK

Hey friend! Welcome back to another post! Today, we’re talking about the Conoco Museum in Ponca City, Oklahoma. This will be a continuation of the oil history in the area. Please see the posts about Marland’s Grand Home and the Marland Mansion for more of the history of oil in Ponca City. Let’s go seeContinue reading “Conoco Museum: Ponca City, OK”

Poncan Theater: Ponca City, OK

Hey friend – welcome back to another post! Today, we’re talking about the historic Poncan Theatre in Ponca City, Oklahoma. This beautiful theater is located on Grand Avenue in the heart of downtown Ponca City. Let’s go look around! The Poncan Theatre is located in the historic district of downtown Ponca City. It was placedContinue reading “Poncan Theater: Ponca City, OK”

The Matzene Art Collection @ The Ponca City Public Library: Ponca City, OK

Hey friend! Welcome back to another post! Today, we’re talking about the Richard Gordon Matzene Art Collection at the Ponca City Public Library. This article will discuss the history of the library, the story of Richard Gordon Matzene, and the Matzene Art Collection. So, let’s get started! TRAVEL TIP: When you enter the library goContinue reading “The Matzene Art Collection @ The Ponca City Public Library: Ponca City, OK”

The Marland Mansion: Ponca City, OK (Part 2/2)

Hey friend! Welcome back to another post! Today, we’re going to continue talking about the Marland Family from Ponca City, Oklahoma. This post will discuss the Marland Mansion, also known as the “palace on the prairie.” First, if you haven’t already, I recommend reading the article about the Marland’s Grand Home! That article gives theContinue reading “The Marland Mansion: Ponca City, OK (Part 2/2)”

The Marland’s Grand Home: Ponca City, OK (Part 1/2)

Hey friend! Welcome back to another post! Today, we are talking about the Marland’s Grand Home in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The Marland’s Grand Home has undergone several restoration projects thanks to generous donors. Today, the home is in pristine condition. Marland’s Grand Home is located on Grand Avenue and should not be confused with theContinue reading “The Marland’s Grand Home: Ponca City, OK (Part 1/2)”

Pioneer Woman Museum: Ponca City, OK

Today, we’re talking about the Pioneer Woman Museum in Ponca City! My first visit to this museum was during my first semester of graduate school. I needed to visit an archive for a project for my Historical Methods class which was related to my research. I study women’s history so what better place to visit,Continue reading “Pioneer Woman Museum: Ponca City, OK”