"Ponca City: Where History Speaks for Itself" - Historic Reenactments
Ponca City Main Street makes
available reenactments of early day Ponca City persons
of interest that were paramount in the city’s history.
These colorful characters add personality to an event by
presenting their story and that of their place in the
founding of the community.
Group presentation (5
reenactors) approximately 1 hour in length.
Individual reenactments vary from 10 to 15 minutes each.
To schedule the reenactors as a group or
individually call Ponca City Tourism at 580-765-4400.
Barnes (circa 1895)
First mayor and city founder, made the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893
to claim the square mile city.
Zack Miller (circa 1915)
One of the 3 Miller Brothers of the world famous 101 Ranch and Wild West Show,
other brothers were Joe and George.
(EW Marland and Lydie available for scheduling a presentation)
Marland (circa 1935)
Founder of Marland Oil Co. which later became Conoco Oil Co., US Representative to Congress and 10th Governor of the State of Oklahoma.
Lydie Marland (circa 1935)
Adopted daughter and then 2nd wife of EW Marland.
Lew Wentz (circa 1935)
Oil baron and philanthroper, built Wentz Camp and Pool
V.P. of Marland Oil and best friend of E.W. Marland.
Main Street Historic Walking
Ponca City, OK
|Historic Walking Tours in Downtown Ponca City
can be scheduled for group tours by calling the
PCMS office at 763-8082.
Tours will begin at City Hall.
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Wild West, Wildcatters, and Wild Women!
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Ponca City, Oklahoma has a new Field Trip Resource Guidebook that you can download for free!
Your group can visit cultural heritage sites that feature educational entertaining experiences.
Visit Ponca City, just a short drive away, for an educational experience that you and your students will never forget!