The Oklahoma Land Run of 1889 started at high noon on April 22,1889. Fifty thousand people were in place for their piece of the available two million acres. Catharine Kingsley talks about her grandfather’s participation in the land run. To hear more, listen to Chapter 3.
Bill Ross talks about his grandfather making the land run on a train. He staked claim to a lot which became part of Oklahoma City. Listen to more of this story in Chapter 2.