Artifact(s) of the Month:
Sign from the "National Headquarters Fraternity of the Wooden Leg "A.B." Weaver, Resident" and Augusta "A.B." Weaver's book "Oklahoma Wildcat".
Augusta Belle (A.B.) Weaver, a descendant of Henry Myers, who served as a lieutenant under General George Washington, was a former officer in the Nancy Green chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) and editor of "Courage" magazine as the official publication for the Fraternity of the Wooden Leg. Weaver had received the title "Ambassador of Courage" because of her work with amputees. Her book was written and compiled in her home in Sapulpa. She wrote many letters of courage to amputees throughout the country.
Sapulpa Historical Society has new blog series to be posted every Friday.
The new blog series, "Then and Now," has 4 segments to teach Creek County history.
First Friday's segment: 'Sapulpa Showcase' shares an artifact-of-the-month in the museum.
Second Friday's segment: 'Historical Highlight' tells a little tidbit about the town's history.
Third Friday's segment: 'Society Sights' shows a then-and-now image of a local business.
Fourth Friday's segment: 'Museum Moments' features life in the museum world.
Catch Sapulpa’s new blog series “Then and Now” every Friday right here !