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Elk City in Beckham County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson

Community TV

 

— National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —

 
Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
1. Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker
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Entrepreneurs, pioneering a new industry - a new way to receive a broadcast television signal. Inventing the first cable television system west of the Mississippi river, here in Elk City, Oklahoma.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
Location. 35° 24.75′ N, 99° 26.2′ W. Marker is in Elk City, Oklahoma, in Beckham County. Marker is on West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk City OK 73648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 018 Cowtown (within shouting distance of this marker); "Western Cattle Trail" (within shouting distance of this marker); Cruze Farm House History (within shouting distance of this marker); First Wooden Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Road Grader (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Bluff School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Anadarko Basin
Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
2. Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1950's Model Train Replica of Elk City's Downtown District (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk City.
 
Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
3. Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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