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First National Bank of Skiatook

First National Bank of Skiatook Sitting just off busy Main Street, a beacon of history towers over the downtown area. The First National Bank – Skiatook was first organized in 1905 as The...

Andrew Goodholm House

Andrew Goodholm House

The Victorian-style elaborate Goodholm House was the project of Swedish immigrant Andrew Goodholm. He was prominent in the Oklahoma City community being known as a builder, a city councilman and...

Sunshine Laundry Cleaners

Sunshine Laundry Cleaners

Dating back to 1928 when it was constructed this building has been home to a laundry company. Starting out with National Sunshine Laundry Co., and later known as Sunshine Laundry Cleaners, they were...

Slick, OK

Slick, OK

Slick, Oklahoma is the truest example of an oil town if there ever was one. Starting as just a lone cottonfield it was the discovery of oil by Tom B. Slick that put it on the map. Within a short...

Quanah Parker Star House

Quanah Parker Star House

Chief Quanah Parker was known as being a progressive Comanche warrior and leader. He served as the last principal chief of the Comanche Tribe and was influential in settling the Comanche Tribe on a...

Manitou Jail

Manitou Jail

The Manitou Jail was constructed in 1922 of concrete, and steel bars, with a barrel roof. It was a single cell and represented the efforts that most small upcoming towns had of promoting the welfare...

Okmulgee Black Hospital

Okmulgee Black Hospital

In February 1922 the Okmulgee Board of City Commissioners named J.M. Whitehead to gather together plans to construct the first Black hospital in Oklahoma. Plans for a two-story brick building with a...

Tamaha Jail

Tamaha Jail

Not much is left within the town of Tamaha, Oklahoma but one thing that does still stand is its historic rock jail. Built in 1886, it’s said to be the oldest jail in Oklahoma. The towns dwindling...

Rosenwald Hall - Lima

Rosenwald Hall – Lima

The town of Lima, Oklahoma is one of just thirteen historically all-Black towns existing in the state. Named after the local limestone quarries it was incorporated in 1913. Constructed in 1921 by...

The Hotel Marion

The Hotel Marion

The Classic-style Marion Hotel was first built around 1904 as an apartment building but shortly after in 1908 was turned into a hotel. Forty-five rooms were rentable short or long term. Originally a...

The Edwards House & Store

The Edwards House & Store

Edwards House Thomas Edwards was an English immigrant but came to the United States from New Zealand. While it is not entirely sure how he ended up in the Choctaw Nation the assumption can be made...

Page Woodson

Page Woodson

1910 Lowell Elementary Originally built as the Lowell School in 1910, this date was engraved above the west entrance. It quickly grew in enrollment Students were held to a standard of morality and...

Cottonwood Grove Jail

Cottonwood Grove Jail

As we continue working with Bill Moore on the Tiny Jail and Calaboose series, we took a trip down to Verden, Oklahoma to see the 1905 Calaboose.  On the inside you can see the shared bathroom, metal...

Masonic Home For the Aged

Masonic Home For the Aged

Construction Completed on October 12, 1926, the Masonic Home For the Aged was a six-story brick L-shaped building. The architects were credited as Hawk & Parr and Campbell & Price being the...

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