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Guthrie in Logan County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Library

 
 
First Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
1. First Library Marker
Inscription.  This is the first Carnegie Library in Okla. Frank Frantz, last Territorial Governor and Charles Haskell, first State Governor were inaugurated on the steps here. The mock wedding of Miss Indian Territory and Mr. Oklahoma Territory was here. The first state flag was made here by 90 Okla. women on June 16, 1908
 
Erected by Fogarty Jr. High Oklahoma History Classes 1954-55.
 
Location. 35° 52.691′ N, 97° 25.279′ W. Marker is in Guthrie, Oklahoma, in Logan County. Marker is on East Oklahoma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie OK 73044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Oklahoma (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); State Seal Stolen (about 600 feet away); De Steiguer Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brooks Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oklahoma Building (approx. 0.2 miles
Former Carnegie Library in Guthrie (stone on far left). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
2. Former Carnegie Library in Guthrie (stone on far left).
Today, the former Carnegie Library is part of the Oklahoma Territorial Museum.
away); Rough Riders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gray Bros. Building (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guthrie.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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