Claremore in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
US Army M-41 “Walker Bulldog” Light Tank
Entered service in 1953.
76mm main gun. Weight 23.5 tons.
Max speed 45mph. Crew of four.
Named for General Walton Walker,
who was killed in Korea in 1950.
Loaned to Davis Museum by US Army in 1988.
Erected 2013 by Friends of the J.M. Davis Museum.
Location. 36° 18.875′ N, 95° 36.905′ W. Marker is in Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynn Riggs Boulevard (Oklahoma Route 66) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on Lynn Riggs Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the J. M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 North J. M. Davis Boulevard, 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 (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Will Rogers (approx. one mile away); Will Rogers Memorial (approx. one mile away); Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial George Washington (approx. 1.2 miles away); Claremore Mound (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Claremore.
Also see . . .
1. 1951 Popular Science Article on M-41 Tank. (Submitted on August 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. 76mm Gun Tank M41 Walker Bulldog Specs. (Submitted on August 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. M-41 Walker Bulldog Light Tank at "How Stuff Works". (Submitted on August 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.