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Bartlesville Area History Museum Presents “Our Oily Past: The Phillips Family”

July 8 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 4:00 pm

This Summer, BAHM is proud to present: “Our Oily Past: The Phillips Family” on display from July 8th through October 1st, the exhibit takes visitors on a journey exploring the successes of Brothers, Frank and L.E. Phillips and how they turned humble beginnings into a lasting legacy.


The philanthropic gifts of the Phillips’ family began when Frank and L.E. Phillips stepped off the train with a pocket of dreams. From that day, oil and money flowed throughout the family. Discover beyond the Phillips Petroleum Company and how their American dream has left an outstanding legacy.


The exhibit will feature various artifacts from local oil company, Phillips 66 and youngsters or the “young at heart” may enjoy our history of oil coloring station and gander through BAHMs turn of the century Nelson Carr One-Room School!



July 8 @ 8:00 am
October 4 @ 4:00 pm