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April 17, 2014

History group to host local book signing event

NORMAN — Mae Davenport Cox will sign copies of “Red Dirt, River and Rails: Early-Day Settlers to Southern Cleveland County” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lexington Senior Citizen Center during ‘89er Day festivities.

The Southern Cleveland County Historical Society published the book and will have books available at that time. The book is a compilation of stories about families who migrated to the area in the days before Oklahoma became a state.

Each story is a one- or two-page history of that particular family and includes photos when available, along with maps, old clippings and memorabilia.

The index contains more than 3,200 entries. A complete list of each settler and his/her family members can be found in the book’s Index at coxok.com.

For more information, call the Southern Cleveland County Historical Society at 872-4171 or 606-5348 or visit the museum in Noble from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays or 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. The building is next to the water tower in downtown Noble.

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