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Dr. Bob Blackburn Tells the Love Family's Epic History

Dr Bob Blackburn

Dr. Bob Blackburn, renowned Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society


The dean of modern Oklahoma historians, Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Director Dr. Bob Blackburn, shares the tale of an Oklahoma family dynasty—the Loves. Pioneers, cowboys, Indians, cattlemen, bankers, entrepreneurs, town builders, and makers of the legendary Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores—you'll learn about all of them in this talk. "Dr. Bob," John's mentor for the Will Rogers Medallion Award-winning The Oklahomans books project, delivered this talk to the Indian Territory Posse Club of Westerners in Oklahoma City. He did it without looking at a single note! Enjoy learning the larger-than-life history of one of Oklahoma's greatest families from one of its greatest historians!

Learn more about Bob Blackburn and the Oklahoma Historical Society here:

Learn more about Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores here: Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores:

Tom and Judy Love, builders of the nationwide Love Family Stops and Country Stores organization.


Want to know more about Love's, the Love family, and their adventurous history? Order Bob Blackburn's book Love's: Fifty Years of a Family Enterprise by clicking HERE.


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