Oklahoma’s location is midway between the east and west coasts of the nation, which makes it an important location for business. About three-fourths of the state is covered in farmland and cattle ranches. Oklahoma is also a major wheat-producing state. It’s home to many museums including the Cherokee Heritage Center, Gilcrease Museum, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, and much more. It’s also the birthplace of many famous people including Will Rogers, Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench, Jim Thorpe, Sam Walton, Paul Harvey, Maria Tallchief, and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. See what else you can discover about Oklahoma state history with this free 7-page state history printable. Create a map of the state, organize events chronologically, and explore more of the state’s exciting past with writing prompts.