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!



  • Tag: ‘Oklahoma’



    Oklahoma Railway Museum ~OKC, OK

    Friday, February 3rd, 2017

    We were not ready to go home yet after going to the Museum of Osteology so we stopped by the Oklahoma Railway Museum for a short visit.

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    It actually worked out pretty perfectly.

    They had a playground for the kids to play on and they got to go inside some of the rail cars!

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    This is my favorite shirt…

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    It is free so a quick stop worked out great!

    Everyone got any extra energy out for the drive back!

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    Just for fun I looked up pictures from the last time we went for our oldest’s birthday.

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    2010 train ride at the Railway Museum!

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    Seems like a different lifetime.

    Museum of Osteology ~OKC, OK

    Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

    This place is really cool and the staff is super friendly.

    The Museum of Osteology or if you are like me the Bone Museum(I did not want to fumble the name when I said it out loud) is small but like nothing I have seen before.

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    They provide scavenger hunts and give a prize out for finishing.

    Little bit was sure she was doing exactly what the big kids were doing…

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    It is oddly fascinating to see all these animals just as skeletons.

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    The kids were determined to finish their scavenger hunts!

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    There are two floors to the museum and it is laid out like a box, with displays along the perimeter as well as bigger displays in the middle.

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    Check out the Skulls Unlimited site to see some cool videos about how they clean the bones.

    The even had Mike Rowe do a dirty jobs with them!

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    I look up if museums have scavenger hunts before we go.

    They are such great learning tools.

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    I like how they made these skeletons come to life.

    The snakes still looked menacing.

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    The museum offers so much to touch.

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    I wanted a pic of Little bit to show the scale of the elephant.

    Of course my other children walked into the shot…

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    I am not sure how often we will end up going but I am so glad we went at least once!

    It was such a unique museum to see!

    Government Springs Park ~Enid, OK

    Monday, January 23rd, 2017

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    There is a park in Enid where the Oklahoma Land Run and Chisholm Trail meet!

    That alone would be a fun reason to go and just think about all the Oklahoma history that went through there but it also has some fun educational plaques about the history, a garden, and a nice walking path.

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    It was a fun way to introduce my girls to some Oklahoma history.

    The boys have learned this before but it is always good to remind them.

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    We talked about what the man had with him and if they would want to spend the night like that.

    He had just staked his claim.

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    There are also some silhouettes of a cattle drive.

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    Geese freak anyone else out?

    Just me?

    Ok

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    The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is right next to the park and looks amazing!

    It was closed on the day we went but I definitely want to go back and check it out!

    We were on our way to the Gloss Mountains State Park so this was just a quick break from driving.

    Such a fun historic place though.

    Wouldn’t it be fun to get some books about the land run and cattle drives to read while there!

    It would definitely help history come to life!