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§ 7.2. Administration--Public-private partnership--Geographic area

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations
Chapter 1B. Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Corridor
53 Okl.St.Ann. § 7.2
§ 7.2. Administration--Public-private partnership--Geographic area
A. The Corridor shall be a cooperative program administered by the Oklahoma Historical Society to focus resources on the shared theme of Buffalo Soldiers within a fixed geographical area.
B. The Corridor shall be a private-public partnership between federal, state, county, municipal, tribal, nonprofit organizations, and private individuals who share the responsibility for preserving and promoting the story of the Buffalo Soldiers.
C. All participating communities and organizations shall share a common heritage of the African-American soldiers who served their country in the military and contributed to the development of farms and ranches owned by the Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes, the All-Black Towns of Oklahoma, and the Greenwood District of Tulsa.
D. The Corridor, as administered by the Historical Society, shall encompass the following communities and sites: Tulsa, Cabin Creek, Fort Gibson, Honey Springs Battlefield, Muskogee, Rentiesville, Taft, Grayson, Clearview, and Boley. Others along the Corridor will be encouraged to participate in the program.
E. The partners in the Corridor, subject to funding, shall participate in events, programs, signage, and interpretive markers administered by the Oklahoma Historical Society.
F. The partners in the Corridor, subject to funding, shall participate in promotional brochures and regional, national, and international marketing efforts administered by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department.

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Laws 2005, c. 197, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2005.
53 Okl. St. Ann. § 7.2, OK ST T. 53 § 7.2
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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