Collinsville, Oklahoma
April 19, 2018 (Online April 30th)
Historic 1950's Walking Tour
Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Presentation In Historic Downtown
Press Release
For Immediate Release


Collinsville, OK (March 26, 2018) – The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is planning an historic walking tour of downtown Collinsville for Thursday, April 19. The tour will begin at 7:00 pm inside Herron’s Crown Opry Theater at 1015 W Main Street.

Tour attendees will be given a glimpse at life in Collinsville in the 1950s, when Collinsville was the hub of excitement for surrounding towns. The event will begin with a slideshow of photos/videos and short introduction to Collinsville history, then groups will head out in 15-minute intervals to walk the streets of downtown Collinsville. Guests will be treated to fun and interesting stories of the people and businesses that shaped our town. The evening will conclude with refreshments inside the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce office at 1126 W Main Street.

Admission price is only $10 per person. There will be a limit of 25 people per tour group. Be sure to contact the office today to reserve your spot, as spaces are expected to sell quickly!

For more information, please contact Megan Edwards at or 918.371.4703.


Previous Coverage
Collinsville Chamber hosts first 1950s Historic Collinsville Walking Tour
-- By Art Haddaway News Editor (Owasso Reporter) 4/23/2018
The entire web site is a snaphot of the past 15+ years of Collinsville History with occasional looks back at the previous century of Collinsville's past. This is an index of just a few of those early news items (which is incomplete): 2003-2009 History Index
The "Newspaper Museum In Collinsville" is on this tour with just a few minutes allocated to step inside before continuing the tour around ~3 blocks of downtown Collinsville. You may have a complete tour of this museum just about any time (with an appointment). Email:

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