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Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gateway Sign

 
 
Gateway Sign Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
1. Gateway Sign Marker
Inscription.

A replica of a sign originally constructed in the 1900's that spanned Central and C Street adjacent to the railroad station. For many years this sign welcomed visitors to downtown Miami. The original sign was removed during the 1930's. Today's replica welcomes visitors to a revitalized downtown Miami.
 
Erected by Oklahoma Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 52.288′ N, 94° 52.648′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 66) (U.S. 69) north of 3rd Avenue (State Route 10), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 South Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miami Trust and Savings Bank Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hadley Building (approx. mile away); Miami, Oklahoma (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coleman Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steve & Cassie Gaines (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Froman

Gateway Sign and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
2. Gateway Sign and Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Moscelyne Larkin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Steve Owens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Miami.
 
Also see . . .
1. Visit Miami, Oklahoma. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Miami, Oklahoma Official Website. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Oklahoma Route 66 Association. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Photo of Original Gateway Sign on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., circa 1900s
3. Photo of Original Gateway Sign on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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