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Oklahoma's

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The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center

P.O. Box 235, Okmulgee, OK  74437

(918) 756-5191

 

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The Okmulgee Black Hospital

Cultural Center

Help Okmulgee's rich history come alive for generations to come!

This historic Black Hospital is located at 320 North Wood Drive in Okmulgee

 

About the Multi-Cultural Heritage Association

    The Okmulgee County Multi-Cultural Heritage Association was formed in 1998 by a group of Okmulgee citizens dedicated to saving the former Black Hospital on Wood Drive and Third Street.

    The goal of the Multi-Cultural Association and Cultural Center Members is to rehabilitate the historic Black Hospital in Okmulgee and turn it into a dynamic, first-class historical cultural center.

    The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center will showcase the important and vital history of the Black Hospital, the medical personnel who worked at the Hospital, the history of African Americans in Okmulgee County, and much more.

    The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center will offer a variety of exciting programs, activities, and special exhibits annually to educate visitors and residents in Okmulgee County on the significant contributions of African Americans in the County, in the State of Oklahoma, and beyond.

 

Mission

    The mission of the Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center is to unite the community through awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity and heritage in Okmulgee County.

 

Programs and Plans

    The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center will be offering a variety of exciting and informative programs for both young and old that will educate the public on the history of the Black Hospital in Okmulgee County, the history of the medical personnel that worked at the Hospital, and African-American culture and history. Programs and plans at the Cultural Center include:

  • Educational Sessions - Educational sessions will be developed annually to promote the history of the Black Hospital, the history of doctors and nurses that worked at the Hospital, programs emphasizing medical education, and African American History.

  • Cultural Programs - The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center will plan events and activities affording the public the opportunity to experience and learn about African American culture and history through art, literature, music, and food.

  • Permanent Exhibits A permanent historical representation of the Okmulgee Black Hospital, with medical equipment, historical items, and memorabilia of the time period will be displayed at the Cultural Center. It will allow visitors to have an experiential educational opportunity to step back in history, and experience a rendition of the Black Hospital back in the early 1900s.

  • Special Exhibits

  • Guest Speakers

The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center will also offer

a multi-purpose room for community events and activities.

 

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The Okmulgee Black Hospital Cultural Center

P.O. Box 235, Okmulgee, OK  74437

(918) 756-5191

 

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