The Museum of the Cherokee Strip in Enid, OK was transformed in 2012, into the first regional heritage center for the State of Oklahoma. It doubled in size to a 24,000 square foot facility featuring new state-of-the-art exhibits and was renamed the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center.
At the Midgley Museum, you can view an eclectic assortment of objects and artifacts collected over a lifetime of rock collecting by Mr. and Mrs. Dan Midgley. Gem and mineral enthusiasts will enjoy the array.
The museum is a monument to the Midgley family, one of Oklahoma'
If you are fascinated by trains, you will like the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma. Within the museum compound, there are six cabooses from railroads that have served Enid (Union Pacific, BNSF, Grain Belt), a baggage car, motor cars, a three-dome tank car, and a 50-ton engine.
"Cromwell Mural" - Painted on the side of a building in the Cromwell Garden, this mural represents the home of the prominent J. Lee Cromwell family who contributed generously to the development of Enid. (1898 - 1992)
Artist - Robert Steele, '93
The Tri-State Music Festival attracts more than 14,000 students to Enid. It features a marching contest, multi-million-dollar parade and a grand concert.
The Tri-State Music Festival Statue was dedicated May 1, 1976 at the 44th Annual Festival honoring 441,405 Participants and Directors from 18