Ada, Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ada, Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Michael Roberts (Choctaw/Chickasaw) from Ada, Oklahoma, competes in the Men's Fancy Dance at the National Powwow in Washington, DC

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Citizens on Main street in Ada, Oklahoma, 1909 - one year before the lynching.

Citizens on Main street in Ada, Oklahoma, 1909 - one year before the lynching.

Welcome to ADA Oklahoma :: Home of Blake Shelton

Welcome to ADA Oklahoma :: Home of Blake Shelton We have relatives that live in Ada. We would visit them almost every summer when we were growing up.

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Pontotoc County Courthouse in Oklahoma.

Visions of the Wild West bring Tombstone, Arizona, or Deadwood to mind, but definitely not Ada, Oklahoma. But, by the turn of the 20th century, Ada had become the last vestige of the Old West’s wild and lawless desperadoes. Until, that is, on a spring night in 1909, when several dozen churchgoing businessmen broke into the jail, took four men accused in the murder of a former local sheriff—their Masonic lodge brother, no less—and committed the last mass outlaw lynching in U.S. history.

FOUR MEN HANGING: Tamara Logsdon Hawkinson digs up the story behind a found photo of four men hanging in an Ada barn.

Blake Shelton, 1976, Ada, Oklahoma

Blake Shelton made his debut into the country scene with his single "Austin" he then went on to release 4 more albums, 3 of which are certified gold. His success furthered when he became a singing coach on the show "the voice".

Ada Oklahoma - Class of '64. This is the junior high now I think

Ada High School Alumni Web Site, all years, Ada, Oklahoma. Reconnect or find your old classmates here.

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