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Yukon in Canadian County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Yukon Czech Hall

(Bohemian Hall)

 
 
Yukon Czech Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mr. M. Blakelylaw, May 26, 2012
1. Yukon Czech Hall Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1899 by early Czech settlers who were members of Sokol Karel Havliček Lodge and Western Fraternal Life Association Lodge Jan Žižka No. 67. Original structure replaced in 1925. Focal point of Czech, social and musical functions in Oklahoma. Traditional wedding, reunion and family gathering place. Czech plays performed until 1940. Czech dances held Saturday nights since 1925. A National and State Historic Site.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 35° 28.12′ N, 97° 44.564′ W. Marker is in Yukon, Oklahoma, in Canadian County. Marker is at the intersection of North Czech Hall Road and Silver Maple Drive, on the right when traveling south on North Czech Hall Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 North Czech Hall Road, Yukon OK 73099, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stockyards City (approx. 10.7 miles away); a different marker also named Stockyards City (approx. 10.7 miles away); Temple B'Nai Israel (approx. 11˝ miles away).
 
Regarding Yukon Czech Hall.
Yukon Czech Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mr. M. Blakelylaw, May 26, 2012
2. Yukon Czech Hall
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Dances open to the public are still held every Saturday night at the hall. In late spring, the Yukon Czech Festival is centered on the Hall.

The Czech Hall was added to the National Register in 1980 (#80003258).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2012, by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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