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Claremore in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Will Rogers Memorial

 
 
Will Rogers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
1. Will Rogers Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Built by the People of
the State of Oklahoma
in Tribute to Will Rogers
Native Son and World Citizen
Dedicated on November 4, 1938
the anniversary of his birth

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[Other markers that are located on the entrance grounds of the Will Rogers Memorial follow]

"The Contemplative Will Rogers"
In native Oklahoma sandstone
sculpted by
Philip Alexander Zerkin
1997
Memorial to Delmar Collins
Museum manager: 1975-83

In Memory of
Will Rogers
O.S.F. Ws. Clubs
1942

Redbud
Oklahoma State Tree
Planted by the Oklahoma
Daughters of the American Revolution
to honor the memory of our beloved
Will Rogers
whose kindly wit and homely philosophy
endeared him to the whole world
Dedicated November 4, 1938

Will Rogers Highway
Dedicated 1952
to
Will Rogers
Humorist World Traveler Good Neighbor
This Main Street of America
Highway 66
was the first road he traveled in
a career that led him straight to
the hearts of his countymen
[relocated highway sign]

Will Rogers
Remembering a man who lived a
life of "service above
Contemplative Will Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
2. Contemplative Will Rogers Marker
self"
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 Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Video - - Memorial Museum // (Courtesy: Out of the Norm Show--"YouTube")
"The Contemplative Will Rogers" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
3. "The Contemplative Will Rogers" Sculpture
. (Submitted on January 31, 2012.)
 
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O.S.F. Women's Clubs Rogers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
4. O.S.F. Women's Clubs Rogers Memorial Marker
D.A.R. Will Rogers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
5. D.A.R. Will Rogers Memorial Marker
Will Rogers Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
6. Will Rogers Highway Marker
Rotary International Will Rogers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
7. Rotary International Will Rogers Memorial Marker
Will Rogers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
8. Will Rogers Memorial
Markers are located on the entry grounds
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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