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

Blue Whale

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
Blue Whale Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
1. Blue Whale Marker
Inscription.

Built in the early 1970's as an anniversary gift, the Blue Whale turned into a swimming park and closed in 1988.

Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing.

 
Erected by Hampton Hotels.
 
Location. 36° 11.604′ N, 95° 43.961′ W. Marker is in Catoosa, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on State Highway 66, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2680 Oklahoma Route 66, Catoosa OK 74015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mail Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The H. Tom Kight, Jr. Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sieling Park (approx. 10 miles away); George Washington (approx. 10.3 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Will Rogers Memorial (approx. 10.5 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 10.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Blue Whale. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Blue Whale at OK Travel
Blue Whale and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
2. Blue Whale and Marker
. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. National Historic Route 66 Federation. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
3. Blue Whale
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
4. Blue Whale
Blue Whale image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
5. Blue Whale
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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