(PAWNEE, Okla.) — Join the staff at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum to celebrate the 160th birthday of Wild West entertainer Gordon W. “Pawnee Bill” Lillie on Saturday, February 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. Historical reenactors will be on hand to toast the life of Pawnee Bill, and never-before-seen artifacts will be on display. Visitors will have the opportunity to step “behind the velvet ropes” for an up-close look at the artifacts and furnishings of Pawnee Bill’s mansion. Light refreshments and beverages will be served in the dining room. This free afternoon at the ranch is one that you will never forget!
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum is located at 1141 Pawnee Bill Rd. in Pawnee. Hours of operation for the months of November through March are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 918-762-2513 or email [email protected]
The Pawnee Bill Ranch is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.