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Oologah in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Will Rogers Birthplace

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
1. Will Rogers Birthplace Marker
Inscription.

Two miles east is the birthplace of Will Rogers, the Oklahoma cowboy, who by the way of Broadway, Hollywood and the public press won his way to the hearts of the American people. He used the land, water and air as highways for spreading, "peace on earth and goodwill to all mankind."

His philosophy of life as self expressed, "I never saw a man I did not like."

Erected as a public service by friends of Will Rogers
 
Erected by Friend of Will Rogers. (Marker Number K5.)
 
Location. 36° 26.805′ N, 95° 42.487′ W. Marker is in Oologah, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (U.S. 169) and Cooweescoowee Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Roadside Pullout, Oologah OK 74053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oolagah's First Public Tribute to Will Rogers (a few steps from this marker); The Cherokee Kid (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oklahoma Centennial Bench (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mart Reed General Store Building

Will Rogers Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
2. Will Rogers Birthplace Marker
(about 600 feet away); Will Rogers Airport (approx. 2.8 miles away); Clement Vann Rogers (approx. 2.8 miles away); Daugherty Pathway (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oologah.
 
Also see . . .
1. Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch. (Submitted on December 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Will Rogers was America's Cowboy Philosopher. (Submitted on December 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Will Rogers Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
3. Will Rogers Birthplace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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