Friendly Friday - Will Rogers
Today we’re celebrating one of our favorite things: friendship! We know it’s hard not seeing our friends right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate them from home.
Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Will Rogers. His hometown is Claremore, Oklahoma. By trade, Rogers was an actor and starred in 71 movies during his lifetime. Rogers was known for the humorous and witty way that he acted and delivered facts. Because of this and his passion for a better society, Rogers used his talents to develop political songs and skits. Rogers was also committed to advancing flying access for all. You can learn more by reading Will Rogers’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Did you know Will Rogers was good friends with another member of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame? That’s right, Will Rogers was great friends with Wiley Post!
Storytime! As you know, we love storytime here at the Museum when we get to read with all of our friends. Today, we’re all going to listen to the same book like we’re together again! Oh, The Places You’ll Go is one of our favorites. Want more stories of friendship? Here is a great resource for other books!
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home celebrating your friends! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Friendly Friday and share them with us: #ohofathome
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