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The Pontotoc Co. Historical and Genealogical Society was organized in October, 1967 in the home of Mrs. Mattie Logsdon at Ada, Oklahoma. Our purpose has been many-fold, We are attempting to copy and preserve the history of our county as many of the early towns and villages no longer exist; to copy and index all grave stones in all the cemeteries of the area, and to publish them; to record biographies of the pioneers; to preserve the records of our Indian heritage; to establish proof of our family lines and preserve them in a filing system, and to copy birth, death and marriages from family Bibles.

We have copied over 3000 tomb stones records and over a thousand marriages prior to 1907. We have a historical and genealogical library of books, films and readers of which we are proud. We shall publish any and all data of the "roots of our trees" or even if the data might give clues to our "beginnings."


Admission: Free
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday
12:30 p.m.to 4:00 p.m.
Address: 221 W. 16th
Our Website:www.rootsweb.com/~okpontgs/

Come visit us in Ada, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

McSwain Musical Theatre

"Branson Style" live music variety shows liven up Ada every first and third Saturday night in the historic 1920 refurbished theater. Shows featuring country, gospel and 50

Ada, OK Theatres

East Central University

Located on a hillside in the center of town, East Central University is one of Ada's crown jewels. A state-supported, fully accredited regional four-year university, ECU serves over 4,500 students. Founded in 1909

Ada, OK Colleges

Chickasaw Nation Cultural Center

At the Chickasaw Tribal Complex, Headquarters of the Chickasaw Nation, the Cultural Center is located in a beautifully preserved two-story building and offers an educational look at modern tribal society, plus providing an opportunity to view tribal artifacts dating back to the 1500s.

Ada, OK Cultural Centers

Ada Recreation

Ada is blessed with a variety of recreational activities which include a strong tennis program, four softball fields, two golf courses and a skeet range. The Ada area is nationally recognized as a coon hunters' paradise with several different hunts scheduled here.

Ada, OK Recreation


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Cemeteries and Genealogy

The Pontotoc Co. Historical and Genealogical Society was organized in October, 1967 in the home of Mrs. Mattie Logsdon at Ada...