Claremore in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Will Rogers Memorial
the State of Oklahoma
in Tribute to Will Rogers
Native Son and World Citizen
Dedicated on November 4, 1938
the anniversary of his birth
[Other markers that are located on the entrance grounds of the Will Rogers Memorial follow]
"The Contemplative Will Rogers"
In native Oklahoma sandstone
Philip Alexander Zerkin
Memorial to Delmar Collins
Museum manager: 1975-83
In Memory of
O.S.F. Ws. Clubs
Oklahoma State Tree
Planted by the Oklahoma
Daughters of the American Revolution
to honor the memory of our beloved
whose kindly wit and homely philosophy
endeared him to the whole world
Dedicated November 4, 1938
Will Rogers Highway
Humorist · World Traveler · Good Neighbor
This Main Street of America
was the first road he traveled in
a career that led him straight to
the hearts of his countymen
[relocated highway sign]
Remembering a man who lived a
life of "service above
on Rotary International's
75th anniversary, 2-19-1980
Tree & plaque by the
Claremore Rotary Club
Erected 1938 by People of Oklahoma.
Location. 36° 19.255′ N, 95° 37.923′ W. Marker is in Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Click for map. Markers are on the entry grounds of the Will Rogers Memorial. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1720 West Will Rogers Blvd (Oklahoma Route 88), Claremore OK 74017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Will Rogers (a few steps from this marker); Howdy Folks (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); US Army M-41 "Walker Bulldog" Light Tank (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Will Rogers (approx. one mile away); Claremore Mound (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Claremore.
Also see . . .
1. Will Rogers Memorial Museums. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Video - - Memorial Museum // (Courtesy: Out of the Norm Show--"YouTube") (Submitted on January 31, 2012.)
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