Ceremonies will be held at the Catesby United Methodist Church 3/4 miles east of old town site. Activities for the event will include a watermelon fest on the site of first sod general store. Local music.
They will be recreating the Catesby & Ivanhoe baseball teams, using the current family's
to play the game. Any photographs identifying team members
from that time frame would be appreciated.
Other events during the Catesby Centennial will be a 19th Century Art Show by the founder of the town, Eben Rose.
We will have available an official U.S.Government Centennial Post Office stamp with the face of "Ella Rose" who started the Catesby Post Office, This stamp will be good for July 6, 2002 only, but for the cost of the postage stamp, anyone will be able to send their mail that day only
from Catesby, Oklahoma.
We will also have a 20th Century Artifact Display including a large barb-wire collection to represent the "Herd Law" and a horse machinery display. Anyone is welcome to display any artifact of the era they wish by contacting Anna Sween by e-mail and making a reservation for their artifact.
Have Catesby connections? Share your story, family names, etc
or Anna Swenn