Hell's Half Acre

After the Land Run of '89, thousands flocked to Oklahoma City seeking riches in agriculture and oil, but others saw an opportunity in whiskey, gambling, and other vices. Names like Big Anne Wynn, Daisy Clayton, and "Kid" Bannister made their home in an area of the city called Hell’s Half Acre, which covered an entire block that ran from Second Street to Reno, and between Walker and Santa Fe. This week on LoyalTV, join us for a look back at this forgotten yet notorious part of Oklahoma City's past.