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By William Fischer, Jr., May 6, 2015
Arcadia Round Barn, Arcadia, Oklahoma Marker
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Arcadia Round Barn, Arcadia, Oklahoma — Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Built in April 1898 by William Odor on his farm. Restored in 1992 by Luke Robinson [sic - Robison], community workers and local businesses.

Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing — Map (db m119930) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Beverly and Karl White

Beverly White First President Arcadia Historical & Preservation Society, Inc. In recognition and appreciation of their hard work and dedication in the acquisition, fundraising, and restoration of the historic "Round Barn", on this . . . — Map (db m83048) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Everybody Had One

This outdoor toilet, often referred to as outhouse or privy, was originally behind the Bright Day Lodge on Main Street. In earlier days this was an essential structure for every business and home. On Halloween night in Arcadia these buildings . . . — Map (db m83067) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Frank and Katie Vrana — 1898 [Round Barn Centennial] 1998

It is with Love, Admiration, Affection, and in their Loving Memory We the Children of Frank and Katie Vrana Give this Historic Round Barn to the Arcadia Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. April 26, 1998

Mary . . . — Map (db m83047) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Luke and Anna Robison

It is with Love and Appreciation we the Society Dedicate this Historical Round Barn to Luke and Anna Robison For without Their Tireless Efforts and Complete Devotion, this Historical Landmark could not have been saved Thank . . . — Map (db m83046) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — 215 — Route 66
Whether motorists called Route 66 the Ozark Trail, the Will Rogers Highway, Main Street America or the Mother Road, all remember Arcadia's Round Barn. The well-known landmark was built in 1898 by W.H. Odor. After the route was designated a . . . — Map (db m52003) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Tuton's Drugstore — Arcadia, Oklahoma

Officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places March 3, 1980

Built - 1916-1917 Druggist - Thomas H. Tuton Registered Pharmacist - Ethel Rogers Tuton — Map (db m83070) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Washington Irving's Camp

The Washington Irving party and a troop of U.S. Rangers encamped on this spot, Oct. 24, 1832 — Map (db m83091) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Arcadia — Washington Irving's Camp

Near here, 1832, Washington Irving hunted wild horses, an exciting event described in his book on his Oklahoma tour as "Ringing the Wild Horse." In party were H. L. Ellsworth, U.S. Comm., Chas. J. Latrobe, English writer, and Swiss Count, . . . — Map (db m83097) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Luther — 56 — Run of '89 East Boundary — -----000-----

At the opening of "Old Oklahoma" April 22, 1889, this was the East Line for the Run starting at 12 o'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, west, were peopled by tens of thousands, homes were planted and tent cities sprang . . . — Map (db m83092) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Luther — Veterans Memorial

To Honor All Veterans who have or are now serving our country for the preservation of peace

In God We Trust — Map (db m83095) WM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — American Elm — Ulmus americana — Height to 70' (21 m), Zone 2-10
Native to Eastern N. America. Planted widely for shade and shelterbelts as one of the most popular trees of the city streets, lawns, and parks. However, it is no longer the "famous shade tree" of the past, nor widely recommended. The Dutch elm . . . — Map (db m59961) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — And Jesus Wept — John 11
On April 19, 1995 at 9:02 a.m., a bomb exploded just a few hundred feet east of here. In that instant and the ensuing calamity, 168 people were known to be killed. Devastation covered this area. The parish house which stood on this corner was . . . — Map (db m60345) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — As Long As The Waters Flow — Dedication Ceremonies
Honoring the centuries-old presence and contribution of Native Americans to Oklahoma State Capitol Rotunda Sunday, June 4, 1989 Master of Ceremonies State Senator Enoch Kelly Haney, Seminole Creek Program Participants Allan Houser . . . — Map (db m60269) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Building Occupants
Engraved in the paving behind you are the emblems of the seventeen federal agencies and the three non-federal tenants that occupied the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. For their contributions and losses they are . . . — Map (db m60294) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Central High School
Erected in 1910 as Oklahoma High School, at that time the city's only high school, this Gothic style building was a source of great civic pride. Many future leaders were educated here. — Map (db m60387) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Children's Area
Children were a significant part of the worldwide response in April 1995, responding with words of encouragement and messages of hope - for Rescue Workers specifically - and Oklahomans in general. Thousands of ceramic tiles were sent to Oklahoma . . . — Map (db m60361) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Flags Flown Over Oklahoma
First Flag Royal Standard of Spain Coronado's Expedition 1541 Second Flag Great Union of Great Britain Carolina Land Grant Included Oklahoma 1663 Third Flag Royal Standard of France LaSalle Claimed the . . . — Map (db m60393) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — George Washington Elm Tree
Washington first took command of the American Army under the Grandparent of this Elm at Cambridge, Mass. July 3, 1775. ————— Raised and presented by Maryland D.A.R., marked by Oklahoma D.A.R., This tree . . . — Map (db m59958) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Journal Record Building South Wall
The south wall of the Journal Record Building directly faced the blast's impact and was heavily damaged by the April 19, 1995 bombing. Parts of the south wall were separated from the floor beams, and the arched section of the building's roof was . . . — Map (db m60378) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Kaiser's Ice Cream Parlour
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m59989) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City Bombing Children's Memorial — In Memoriam
Nineteen Little Boys And Girls Killed In The OKC Bombing April 19, 1995 "He took them up in his arms...." Mark 10:16 (KJV) Painting: Alice Murray — Map (db m60381) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City Bombing Responders' Memorial — We Salute And Honor You — America's Worst Crime - Oklahoma's Darkest Hour
April 19, 1995 The grateful citizens of Oklahoma hereby express their gratitude to all Protective and Rescue Personnel, who amid death, danger, darkness and depression, rendered superb service above and beyond the call of duty. They were . . . — Map (db m60382) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
[Excerpts from marker] This 24,000 square foot Museum exhibit tells the story of the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. You hear the explosion, see the devastation immediately following and learn from family . . . — Map (db m60376) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum — Site Before Bombing • Site Today
Before April 19, 1995, the two-block area between NW 4th and 6th Streets and Robinson and Harvey Avenues served as the northern edge of the downtown core. This area was a workplace to hundreds of people. 5th Street ran through the area where . . . — Map (db m60377) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City Oil Field
Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Field Discovery Well brought in December 4, 1928, approximately six miles southeast of this marker. From such beginning, sprawling Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Field became one of world's major oil producing areas, . . . — Map (db m59947) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma State Seal
"This state seal was displayed at the entrance of the Oklahoma exhibit at the New York World's Fair 1964-1965" — Map (db m60268) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Oklahoma Timeline — Centennial Memorial Plaza of the Oklahomans
18,000BC • Native Americans Occupy Present-Day Oklahoma 1200 AD • Mississippian Culture Peaks At Spiro Mounds 1541 • Coronado First Europeans To Explore Oklahoma 1750s • Osages Push Wichitas & Caddos To Red River 1803 • Louisiana . . . — Map (db m60212) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Rescuer Orchard
The Rescuer Orchard is in an area where the Oklahoma Water Resources and Athenian Building once stood. Both sustained heavy damage and required demolition. The Orchard symbolically "rushes in" from both east and west on the Memorial Grounds . . . — Map (db m60359) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — South Entry
This was the location of the south entry to the second floor of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building from the plaza level. — Map (db m60302) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — St. Paul's Cathedral
This building, first opened on Easter Sunday 1904, became the Episcopal Cathedral in 1908. The congregation dates from 1893. — Map (db m60392) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Survivor Tree
Known today as the "Survivor Tree," this American Elm survived the April 19, 1995 bombing. The Survivor Tree's bark protects it from disease and bugs. Please help us protect the Survivor Tree by not removing bark or placing coins in its bark. We . . . — Map (db m60281) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Survivor Tree
This American Elm was surrounded by a parking lot filled with burning vehicles on April 19, 1995. It survived the impact of the explosion and became known as the Survivor Tree, an important symbol of resilience to the family members of those . . . — Map (db m60380) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Team 5 Requiem
Team 5 4-19-95 We Search For the truth We Seek Justice. The Courts Require it. The Victims Cry for it. And God Demands it! A Rescue Worker originally painted the message on this wall during search and recovery efforts in April . . . — Map (db m60379) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Team Effort
Within minutes after 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995, this tranquil plaza was transformed into a scene of frantic lifesaving activities. Many individuals became heroes as they joined together to become "First Responder Teams" to pull men, women and . . . — Map (db m60295) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — 1 — The '89er Trail: The Boomers — 1879-1889
Captain David Payne and his Boomers defied federal authorities to attempt settlement in the Unassigned Lands.

From the 1830s onward, most of present-day Oklahoma was reserved for Native Americans who had been forcibly relocated from their . . . — Map (db m118805) HM

Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — The Field of Empty Chairs
You are entering the area where the Alfred P. Murrah Building once stood. The granite used on this pathway was salvaged from the Murrah Building. The Field of Empty Chairs is a tribute to the 168 Americans who were killed April 19, 1995. The . . . — Map (db m60358) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — The Playground
This grass lawn was the playground for the children's daycare center. Many children were killed or injured in the building. — Map (db m60282) HM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Tribute to Range Riders
This statue was fashioned by Constance Whitney Warren Sculptress of Paris, France and New York, and was presented to The State of Oklahoma by this distinguished American Artist through the solicitation of Justice Albert C. . . . — Map (db m59952) HM

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