Arcadia Farms

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City/Town: Oklahoma City
Location Class: ResidentialFarm
Year Built: 1935 & 1949
Year Abandoned: N/A
Status: Demolished
Photojournalist: Cody CooperJustin Tyler Moore

This is the 2 houses on 63rd east of Kelly and north of the service rd. One is a standard Oklahoma red stone country house built in 1935 and has pathways that lead all over the property and gardens. On the other side, there is a very large modern house built in 1949 connected to the other one via a stone bridge with a swimming pool in the middle of it. The property is owned by Arcadia Farms which is a Chesapeake family company.

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SaraNearGuthrie
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SaraNearGuthrie

Sadly the older rock dwelling has been demolished. The other boarded up dwelling with the pool still remains for some reason.

Robert van Orden
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Robert van Orden

I own the house and plan to live in it , so keep away .

Kenny
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Kenny

The people here simply found the place to be beautiful. I'm thrilled to hear that you're moving in, that certainly means you'll be fixing it up(thankfully) There's no need to be so harsh though.

Henry Kissenger
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Henry Kissenger

The only thing you own is a big pile of bullsh*t

Shirley Morrow
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Shirley Morrow

We actually lived in the two story home from 1981 – 1985. Prior to us, my art professor from UCO and his family lived there. The property belonged to Jerry Baker, who resided in Guthrie. His offices were in the modern home with the swimming pool. Mr. Baker told us that his mother built the 1935 building. She was a doctor and this was the first home for unwed mothers in the state of Oklahoma. Sometime much later, I believe in the 60s or 70s, after Doc Baker retired, it became Hill Hospital, which was an alcoholics rehabilitation institution. Some… Read more »

Kayla
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Kayla

I am actually from Alabama and passed this property on the way to a game at the WCWS. I asked many locals what the story was with the property and buildings. I wanted to know what it was and the history of who lived there. It was only until a few days ago that two ladies I met at the World Cup Series found and emailed this site to me. I can't help wonder about the owners who built this and the family who lived there. In 1935 and 1949 this had to have been an incredible home. Wonder if… Read more »

Holly Hardin
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Holly Hardin

I've always been interested i these buildings. It's a shame that Chesapeake owns the land. The buildings are so much prettier than a gas or oil well.

Rich
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Rich

Love the red sandstone.

I'm sure it was quarried somewhere locally just like the old bath-house and other old buidings nearby at the zoo, as well as a few older homes, particularly along NE 50th (East of I-35).

I kinda wonder if some of the sandstone might have been cut out from the old cliffs that you can see remnants of them in the small park locted on the east side of Zoo Lake (between the Lake and Lincoln Park Golf Course).

Just really Aubrey does something with it, and doesn't just scrape it off.

Adjustable Piano Bench
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Rosie
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Rosie

This property was up for sale some years ago and they cleared out the grounds enough for realtors to show it. We took the opportunity then to walk around and it was amazing to see all the rock landscaping that had been done around the red stone house. Soooo wanted this place……sooooo couldn't afford it!

rigarrett
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rigarrett

know someone who lived in house. the band i was in practised there.

joe
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joe

yeah i know someone who lived there too. it was awesome inside.

Shirley Morrow
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Shirley Morrow

Richard! Is this you? I just posted about the house below. S

guest
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guest

just an update……………..drove by last sunday, someone is clearing out all the underbrush and triming the trees
this is the clearest this property has been in 20 yrs

chris
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chris

was just curious, when this house or houses, were first built and established…..what type of people lived here. dairy farmers, regular farmers, a restaraunt, a bed and bath for weary travelers etc. etc.

OKCEXP
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OKCEXP

Damn Chesapeake. They own everything in this town. You would think they would liquadate an asset like this. It's worth pennies in their eyes.

AbandonedOK Team
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The oven is great! The whole house was great…

Fiend
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Fiend

Very neat house. I love the oven, right outta the 50’s

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