1997 Old Settlers History

Maybe 1997 would be the last time that CHILDREN of a Landrunner would be present. Jess Lovett, whose mother, Ida Smith Lovett made the land run and later married Tom Lovett who was also a land runner was living in the Cheyenne Care Center at the time of the 1997 Old...

1992 OLD SETTLERS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

The week was full of events and the weather was great. Registration was held all week in the Security State Bank and more than 2800 people signed the book. Those over ninety years old who registered for this 100 year celebration of the land run were Don Baker (97),...

1987 OLD SETTLERS

Visitors from all parts of the country gathered to remember “Home” this year at the C&A Reunion. The first ever 4-H Alumni Reception was attended by twenty-three alumni. Hope Conrad of the 1912 4-H Club was in attendance. Seventeen hundred people registered at Old...

1982 OLD SETTLERS

“Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day”. The lyrics of a well known song describes the weather that greeted an approximate crowd of 10,000 people at the Old Settlers Reunion in Cheyenne on Saturday, April 17, 1982. Excitement began to build as the first...

1977 OLD SETTLERS

An estimated crowd of 20,000 people from all parts of Oklahoma, Texas and many other states attended West Oklahoma’s biggest Old Settlers Reunion in history, Saturday, April 16. It was open house at every home in Cheyenne and mobile homes occupied practically every...

1972 OLD SETTLERS

“The old west is still living, ripping and snorting at the Old Settlers Reunion”, describes the 1972 Reunion held on Saturday, April 22. On this date Cheyenne celebrated with the greatest event in its 80 year history. There were people present from many states to...