Oklahoma troopers share 1961 throwback photo of JFK visit

Oklahoma troopers share 1961 throwback photo of JFK visit

President Kennedy visits Oklahoma in 1961.

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • The Oklahoma Highway Patrol shared a #FlashbackFriday photo this week of a 1961 presidential visit.
  • According to the post, President John F. Kennedy stayed at the ranch home of former Oklahoma Sen. Robert S. Kerr during a visit to the state.
  • Kennedy came to Oklahoma to dedicate State Highway 103, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
  • See more photos from the visit below:

#FlashbackFriday Thanks to Ken Parker for always sending us these! President Kennedy bid some Oklahoma Highway Patrol...

Posted by Oklahoma Highway Patrol on Friday, November 8, 2019

#TodayInHistory On October 29, 1961, President John F. Kennedy visited Big Cedar, Oklahoma. President Kennedy formally...

Posted by Oklahoma Historical Society on Thursday, October 29, 2015

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