Thursday, January 10, 2013

Matthew's Flat Stanley Visits Tulsa Oklahoma

Matthew snail mailed flat Stanley to Tulsa Oklahoma to visit his great Aunt Missy (Mimi). While he was there he went to the Oklahoma aquarium( met a new friend there- no relation to Matthew), praying hands(held by a new friend-no relation to Matthew), visited and played with cousin Ava and went to the river walk with the city of Tulsa in the back ground. 
He had a great time he decided to stay with Ava.

How many people live in Tulsa? Population of 400,000 and over 1,000,000 in the Metropolitan area.
That is a lot.

Is it in the country or city?  Tulsa is the 2nd largest city in Oklahoma.

How far away is Tulsa from St. Louis?  About 375 miles away.

What state is Tulsa in?  Oklahoma.

What country is Tulsa in?  The United States of America.

What is important & interesting about Tulsa?  Tulsa is the 45th largest city in the US.  It was once known as the "Oil Capital of the World".  Tulsa is located in what is called "Green Country", the only part of the state of Oklahoma that is densely vegetated.  The Dust Bowl of the 1920s was also started in the Tulsa area.
What does vegetated mean? Does it have something to do with veggies or vegetarians? 
What was the Dust Bowl?