in A Series As We Approach Oklahoma's First Century As A State
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of The State Capitol?
won't tell you how many years it has been since I took Oklahoma History
at CHS but I do recall that the State Capitol (via the oficial seal and
other documents) was wisked away in the dark of night from an unwilling
Guthrie to an anxious Oklahoma City. I will need to do a bit more research
and may do a followup page later in this www.cvilleok.com Centennial Series.
For now I will just let you read a story exactly as published in the Collinsville
News in August of 1912 (almost five years after statehood with Guthrie
still the original Capitol). My grandfather's brother (F.A. Wright) was
the editor at that time and my guess is the story was supplied to him
with an obvious Oklahoma City bias. It might have even been a paid advertisement?
-- Ted Wright -- 12-5-2006