Storied history with artistic importance.
Our story is Oklahoma’s story.
The town of Okemah was named for a chief of the Kickapoo tribe. Each July, the town celebrates their native son with the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival featuring multiple artistic mediums such as song, poetry and art. Many of Okemah’s buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Citizens and visitors of Okemah alike admire the community’s passion, especially their strong sense of pride through the arts and historical preservation.
The best Oklahoma stories you've never heard.
In every place, we discover tales waiting to be shared, weaving together the rich history, vibrant present, and promising future of BancFirst communities across Oklahoma.