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

Blue Whale, Catoosa, Oklahoma

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
Blue Whale Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
1. Blue Whale Marker
Inscription.  Built in the early 1970's as an anniversary gift, the Blue Whale turned into a swimming park and closed in 1988.
 
Erected by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentMan-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists.
 
Location. 36° 11.604′ N, 95° 43.961′ W. Marker is in Catoosa, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on State Highway 66, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2680 Oklahoma Route 66, Catoosa OK 74015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mail Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The H. Tom Kight, Jr. Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Route 66 Motels (approx. 7 miles away); Rose Bowl Lanes (approx. 9.6 miles away); McIntyre Airport (approx. 9.9 miles
Blue Whale and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
2. Blue Whale and Marker
away); Sieling Park (approx. 10 miles away); George Washington (approx. 10.3 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Blue Whale. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Blue Whale at OK Travel. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. National Historic Route 66 Federation. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
3. Blue Whale
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
4. Blue Whale
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
5. Blue Whale
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on July 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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