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

Commotion

 
 
Commotion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 11, 2020
1. Commotion Marker
Inscription.  

Beutler and Son PRCA Bareback Bucking Horse of the Year 1998, 1999, and 2000 NFR Bareback Horse of the Year 1997.

Commotion had ten straight trips to the NFR in Las Vegas, Nevada before retiring in 2006.

The 1-1/3 life-sized bronze by nationally known sculptor T.D. Kelsey of Guthrie, Texas, is 14 feet tall and weighs 3500 pounds.

Donor information not transcribed
 
Erected 2012 by Elk City Museum Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1998.
 
Location. 35° 24.717′ N, 99° 26.117′ W. Marker is in Elk City, Oklahoma, in Beckham County. Marker is on U.S. 66, on the left when traveling east. The marker and statue are 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. 1950's Model Train Replica of Elk City's Downtown District (within shouting distance of this marker); The Anadarko Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Bluff School
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(within shouting distance of this marker); First Wooden Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cruze Farm House History (about 300 feet away); Gas Pump (about 400 feet away); 018 Cowtown (about 400 feet away); "Western Cattle Trail" (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk City.
 
Commotion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 11, 2020
2. Commotion Marker
Commotion Statue, looking north image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 11, 2020
3. Commotion Statue, looking north
Commotion Statue, looking southeast image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 11, 2020
4. Commotion Statue, looking southeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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