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

Moscelyne Larkin

 
 
Moscelyne Larkin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 8, 2015
1. Moscelyne Larkin Marker
Inscription.

Moscelyne Larkin, a Native American, began her dancing career as a small child on the Coleman stage. At the age of fifteen she joined the Original Ballet Russe as a soloist and then a ballerina, touring throughout the world. She and her husband Roman formed the Tulsa Civic Ballet and School, now called the Tulsa Ballet Theatre. She is one of the world famous "Five Indian Ballerinas". She and the four others helped the world recognize the professional talent in ballet dance in America and helped establish the New York Ballet Company. Larkin was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1978.
 
Erected by Coleman Theatre.
 
Location. 36° 52.609′ N, 94° 52.669′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 66) (U.S. 69) south of 2nd Avenue NW, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 North Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Froman (here, next to this marker); Steve & Cassie Gaines (here, next to this marker); Steve Owens (here,

Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame
next to this marker); Charles Banks Wilson (here, next to this marker); Coleman Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Miami, Oklahoma (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hadley Building (about 700 feet away); Miami Trust and Savings Bank Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Miami.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Moscelyne Larkin Bio. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Moscelyne Larkin New York Times Obituary. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Coleman Theatre. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Marker
Coleman Theatre image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Coleman Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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