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Seminole Christmas Parade movement from Tidmore to the Seminole lives. Along with all the good the oil brought, location began. it also attracted swindlers and thieves. Red The town of Seminole was established in 1906, light districts, saloons and pool halls were named after the Seminole Indian Tribe who numerous. Any vice to separate a man from inhabited this region after signing the his hard earned money was available. government treaty in the mid-1800s. It was So were the days of the oil boom. Those days incorporated as a city on December 26, 1924. are gone but not forgotten. The boomers left a In the mid-1920s when oil was discovered in legacy here that will never die. By giving to the Seminole area, the population exploded organizations and museums, we can preserve and swelled to 40,000 people. Black Gold the past for future generation to enjoy. flowed from wells 24 hours a day, seven days a Together we can make a difference! week. Hotels and businesses sprung up everywhere. Many become rich over night, while many became poor and many lost their 1400 W. Wrangler Blvd. Seminole, OK 74868 (405) 382-7447 14


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