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TALL TALES UNCOVERED
13 minutes | Dec 28, 2022
Two Amazing Pioneers in the Cherokee Outlet
Lydia Markland Pace was a rare woman Pioneer of her own making and a pathfinder. Richard Messall went in a different direction. Yet, they shaped the Cherokee Outlet in their own unique way. Two Pioneers clashing or not? Let the Tall Tale decree!
2 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
Oklahoma Tall Tales Uncovered
Today is release date of new book nationwide: Oklahoma Tall Tales Uncovered. Tall tales from Okla. Giant to Bonnie and Clyde with everything in between! Endorsed by US Marshal museum and national artist & sculptor H. Holden.
14 minutes | Sep 8, 2022
1895 Border Wall: East vs West
Was there a Snob Hill where the East side looked down on the West side?Why a battle over the downtown square? Why a very high border fence?Who ended it? High Drama in Enid, Oklahoma Territory.
24 minutes | Jun 4, 2022
The Grocer who tamed the Oklahoma Territory
Is it possible a grocer stopped the Outlaws,the Dalton Gang, the Wild Bunch? 60,000 arrests on federal charges? Gunfighters of the “wickedest type?” Did the Grocer raise an Army of 150 U.S.Deputy Marshals?
18 minutes | May 4, 2022
18 Sticks of Dynamite - The 1901 Enid Downtown Fire
The total destruction of a raging fire in 1901 downtown Enid. Why was Jake Roach carrying 18 sticks of dynamite? Was he the cause of the fire? It is true the Opera House exploded in fire and sent lit embers into the Kenwood addition eight blocks away? What happened while Enid burned? The Tall Tale story of the Never-Ending Fire and the 18 sticks of Dynamite.
16 minutes | Dec 25, 2021
Christmas in the Cherokee Strip with John Phillips Sousa.
John Phillip Sousa and his Marine Corps Band performed in Enid, OKlahoma for a Christmas concert in 1919 and 1925. He also gave concerts in 1921 and 1928 which are all explained. DId he really spend $6,000 ($93,000 today's cost) on white kid gloves? What did he leave for the community? The story of "The March King" in the Cherokee Strip.
14 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Soaring Over Oklahoma: Amelia Earhart
Was Amelia Earhart ever in Oklahoma ? Is there any truth to the TALL TALE that Amelia Earhart was arrested in Oklahoma? What happened to her? What are the Ninety Nines in Oklahoma? What kind of Plane did she fly? Let's journey back!
16 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Murder on the Enid downtown square July 8,1936
The Nationwide Search for Lawrence Devol, the triggerman of the Ma Barker-Karpis Gang, was in full swing in July,1936. An insane killer was on the loose. Does the Tall Tale of a major gunfight on the Enid downtown square have any truth to it? Was the last of the depression era killers in Enid?
6 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Oklahoman Paul Harvey's Predictions in 1965
Paul Harvey gives a warning of what he sees in the future for America with startling accuracy.
19 minutes | May 6, 2021
Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill in the Oklahoma and Indian Territories
What connection could there be between Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill? Did they visit the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma Territory? Was either one or both involved in the land run of April 22,1889 in the Oklahoma Territory?
14 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
Christmas in the Wild West - Shootouts Galore
What was Christmas like and how was it celebrated in the Twin Territories? Was Christmas dinner buffalo tongue and possum? Were there any gunfights on Christmas ? Who was first to celebrate Christmas?
13 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
The Oklahoma Giant and Little Nick
The true stories of Lewis Wilkins, "The Oklahoma Giant" and "Little Nick" ,Oklahoma's own Goliath and Tom Thumb
15 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
The Mystery of the Oklahoma Outlaw and the Carnival Mummy
What possible connection could there be between the Oklahoma Outlaw Elmer McCurdy, a carnival mummy, and the hit T.V. series "The Six Million Dollar Man?
18 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
The Mystery of the Three Skulls of Geronimo
How can the skull of Geronimo be at The Smithsonian, Yale University, and reappear in his grave while involving the Grandfather and Father of Two U.S. Presidents, Yale University, U.S. Army, Smithsonian, and a federal Lawsuit? The Mystery at Beef Creek Apache Cemetery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory
11 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
The Jail House Ruckus of 1905 Enid, Oklahoma Territory
What could have possibly caused the big ruckus in the Enid Jail involving Judges, a candidate for Governor, a gunfighter, the newspaper editor, a banker, a former mayor, doctors, and a dead soldier ?
21 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Indian Territory: Five Men who would not be Lynched
Five innocent brothers sought falsely for everything from horse stealing to murder of a Sheriff end up involving three states, U.S. Marshals, Texas Rangers, Governors of two states, and the U.S. Supreme Court plus the gun battle of Dry Creek, The lynch party fight in the Graham, Texas Jail, and a whole town that rescued them.
21 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
Oklahoma/Indian Territories: The Gunfighters ,Part 2
Jesse James Gang connections to the Twin Territories, Gunfights in Ada, Oklahoma City, Deacon Jim Miller, John Wesley Hardin, U.S. Deputy Marshal Bass Reeves, The Three Guardsmen, Frank Eaton: Pistol Pete - The Wild West in The Twin Territories.
21 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
Oklahoma/Indian Territories: The Gunfighters ,Part 1
Face to Face quickdraw duels in Enid, Waukomis, Anadarko ,Perry/ "The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight", John Wesley Hardin on the Chisholm Trail, Gunfight at Ingalls, Okla. Territory, Wild Bill Hickok ,Doc Holliday, One Buffalo Hunter against 700 Indians. The Twin Territories as the Wild Wild West.
21 minutes | Apr 26, 2020
Oklahoma's Pretty Boy - Folk Hero
The capture and death of Pretty Boy. Oklahoma's largest funeral. Pretty Boy rises to Folk Hero.
23 minutes | Apr 26, 2020
Oklahoma's Pretty Boy Floyd - Public Enemy # 1
Oklahoma's Pretty Boy Floyd -- The Robin Hood Bank robber's rise to Public Enemy #1
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