About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!



  • Archive: ‘Museums/Events’



    Washita Battlefield National Historic Site ~Cheyenne, OK

    Friday, November 17th, 2017

    “On November 27, 1868, Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack on a Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle.” (from the Washita Battlefield website)

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    There is a small museum that helps you understand the importance of the area and what happened there.

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    Short walk near the visitor center that has a lot of information on the area.

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    A couple miles from the visitor center is the battlefield site.

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    There is a walking tour that you can take on the battlefield.

    I highly recommend it.

    There is nothing like reading the history as you walk in the same place it happened.

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    This space feels sacred.

    If you want a quiet moment to reflect this is the place to do it.

    Some of our history is sad but I want to learn that also.

    Route 66 Flywheelers ~Catoosa, OK

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017

    This event has been going on since 1991!

    It was a lot bigger than I thought and the people were so friendly.

    Great event to bring kids.

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    So many of the people loved kids!

    They had fun little things set up just for the kids that came.

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    Such a beautiful smile.

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    Some of the girls thought the gas engines smelled…

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    Isn’t this fun!

    This guy had a bunch of hands-on things set up for kids!

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    Making rope.

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    Tractor pull time.

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    These guys were cutting cedar shingles and handing them out to people.

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    The kids decided to make sleds.

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    Such a fun event!

    Glad we got to go!

    Shepherd’s Cross ~Claremore, OK

    Friday, October 27th, 2017

    Shepherd’s Cross has a really pretty farm with friendly people.

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    We went to their pumpkin patch while we had a friend staying with us two weeks ago.

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    This is a running farm so I do believe they have electric fences going, so be careful with little ones.

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    My strategy when we have extra kids around?

    All the fun things possible.

    As little downtime as we can manage.

    HA

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    So, of course, I did quick face paint before we went.

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    My nine year old requested a 19th century English Gentlemen.

     

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    They have a lot of free things to do, including games and a hay maze.

     

     

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     Such a pretty location.

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    Cuties.

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    The staff is very nice and informative.

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    This is what a worn out 3yr old looks like…

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    She was done waiting for the others to finish coloring.

    Ha

    Do you have a favorite pumpkin patch?