|Labor Vincit Omnia|
Distinction: Oklahoma was made a state by combining two territories, Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory. (This is the opposite of Dakota, where a single territory was made into two states.)
Geographic Oddity: Of the so-called "panhandles" in various states, Oklahoma's is actually shaped appropriately. See for yourself!
Famous Native: Will Rogers ~ lasso expert & social commentator
Natural = Black Mesa
Man-Made = Myriad Botanical Gardens
Favorite City Name: Bushyhead
Something you might hear an Okie say:
Little Known Factoid: One year, the state's tourism bureau . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Oklahoma, it would be in the Davis area, with its proximity to the Arbuckle Mountains, Turner Falls, and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.|