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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists.
 
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 Highway 10), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 South Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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. ¼ mile away); Miami, Oklahoma (approx.
Gateway Sign and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
2. Gateway Sign and Marker
0.3 miles away); Coleman Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moscelyne Larkin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Steve & Cassie Gaines (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Froman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Steve Owens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
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 was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on July 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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