Far & Away

Boomers & Sooners, Part Four ~ Dirty Stinkin' No Good Sons Of...

Land RunIt was announced that these lands would be opened up through a ‘Land Run’ – an approach which certainly reduced paperwork and eliminated the traditional 5-year waiting period before taking title to a section of this last remnant of American frontier, now being referred to more and more often as "Oklahoma." It was a weird system even for the times – times far more interesting than usually credited.