Shreveport, to Oklahoma City, Softball, 45th Infantry, Firefighters, Cowboy and Murrah Bld. Museums

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Murrah Memorial

After getting my rig unstuck, I stated out for Oklahoma City. Because of the late start, I spent a few hours in a rest area napping and then in the morning drove up to Midwest City, just outside of Oklahoma City. Pulled into the Elks Lodge there, got setup and waited out some nasty weather.

Okalahoma City has several nice museums and I tried not to miss any of them.

Amature Softball Association Hall of Fame and Museum. This museum honors the players and sponsers that have made outstanding contributions to the sport. kept looking for my daughters plaque but could not find it. LOL

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. This museum is built on the site of the Murrah Federal Building that was blown up in 1995.

Softball Museum She's safe!
They have done a superb job in the  development of this museum. One of the best and most moving memorials I have visited. 168 adults and children were killed here and this memorial remembers them in a sensitive and tastful manner.

The 45th Infantry Division Museum. It is situated on 12 acres which are filled with displays of military weapons, vehicles and aircraft. Inside they have displays from the Civil War, WW1, WW2, Korea and the Gulf War. Items from Hitlers home and many pictures of the liberation of concentration camps are also on display.

Firefighters Museum. Disappointing museum with only a few trucks, many photos and memorabila of early firefighting. A quick visit here.

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. This is a huge, extremly well done museum. I would rank it right up with the Smithsonian in terms of interest and quality of displays. Loaded with pictures, sculptures and old artifacts of the early West. One of the best I have seen.

Summary:

Elks Lodges: 24, Escapee Parks: 7, Public RV Parks: 10, National Parks: 22,  Major Ships: 5, Forts: 15,

Expenses: 11 month average, $1813/month

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