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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Beckham County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Beckham County, Oklahoma and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Beckham County, OK (19) Custer County, OK (21) Greer County, OK (2) Harmon County, OK (2) Kiowa County, OK (5) Roger Mills County, OK (5) Washita County, OK (13) Collingsworth County, TX (15) Wheeler County, TX (41)  BeckhamCounty(19) Beckham County (19)  CusterCounty(21) Custer County (21)  GreerCounty(2) Greer County (2)  HarmonCounty(2) Harmon County (2)  KiowaCounty(5) Kiowa County (5)  RogerMillsCounty(5) Roger Mills County (5)  WashitaCounty(13) Washita County (13)  CollingsworthCountyTexas(15) Collingsworth County (15)  WheelerCounty(41) Wheeler County (41)
Sayre is the county seat for Beckham County
Adjacent to Beckham County, Oklahoma
      Custer County (21)  
      Greer County (2)  
      Harmon County (2)  
      Kiowa County (5)  
      Roger Mills County (5)  
      Washita County (13)  
      Collingsworth County, Texas (15)  
      Wheeler County, Texas (41)  
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1Oklahoma, Beckham County, Carter — Highway — Community History
In honor of the people who lived here from 1892 to 1957, and built this community. Life in the community, which at one time included 2 general stores, a barber shop, blacksmith shop, grain grinding mills, church and family residences, centered . . . Map (db m209528) HM
2Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — "Western Cattle Trail" — National Route 66 Museum & Old Town Museum —
More than 6 million cattle went up this trail from Texas to Kansas between 1874 and 1888. The trail crossed this area approximately 10 miles east of this location.Map (db m162452) HM
3Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — 018 Cowtown — 1978-1993 — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —
His hot brand number was 018 But he was called Ole Cowtown, Many a bullrider put a rope on him And most every time they hit the ground. Over 350 times they nodded their heads But only 5 made the judges book, Ole Cowtown not only would . . . Map (db m162455) HM
4Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — 1950's Model Train Replica of Elk City's Downtown District
Built & displayed by Dr. Dennis Friesen Dedicated 2001 "The railroad is the reason why Elk Cite exists and I want people to know what the railroad has really meant to Elk City. I share this for people to enjoy."Map (db m162466) HM
5Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson — Community TV — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —
Entrepreneurs, pioneering a new industry - a new way to receive a broadcast television signal. Inventing the first cable television system west of the Mississippi river, here in Elk City, Oklahoma.Map (db m162454) HM
6Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Commotion
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 . . . Map (db m162468) HM
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7Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Cruze Farm House History — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —
This is dedicated in loving memory of Elmer "Red” and Elsie G. Cruze, early day settlers of the Indian Creek area, north of Carter, Oklahoma. Elsie moved to the Indian Creek area at the age of 3, with her parents Pearl J. and Kate King, . . . Map (db m162457) HM
8Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — First Wooden Home — in Elk City, OK — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —
Built in 1901 by John HollisMap (db m162460) HM
9Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Gas Pump
Ernest Martin of Leedey purchased this gas pump at public auction in 1946 to use on his farm. When ill health forced him to sell the farm in 1974, his daughter and son-in-law, Hellen & Derrel Weaver, bought the pump and donated it to the museum.Map (db m187259) HM
10Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum Complex, Elk City, Oklahoma — Route 66 Roadside Attraction
Established in 1998, the National Route 66 and Old Town Museum Complex preserves the history of Route 66 in Western Oklahoma. Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeingMap (db m183510) HM
11Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Road Grader — National Route 66 Museum & Old Town Museum
Sold to the city of Elk City by C.H. Nesser for $10.00 in 1931. This grader was used to help build Route 66 in 1926. C.H. Nesser was grandfather to Norman, Harold and Herman Nesser, (sons of Ernie Nesser) and Neil, Ray and Ron Nesser . . . Map (db m162451) HM
12Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — Rock Bluff School — Est. 1894-1926 — National Route 66 Museum & Old Town Museum —
Jaycee project 1976 Rock Bluff School Est. 1894-1926 Donated by Trigg Music Family Cornerstone: Rock Bluff School 1894 - 1976 Building donated by The Trigg Music Family Ron Savage Jr. Chairman Western Oklahoma . . . Map (db m162462) HM
13Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk City — The Anadarko Basin — National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum —
The deep Anadarko Basin of Western Oklahoma is one of the most prolific gas provinces of North America. Wells drilled here have been among the world's deepest. The Bertha-Rogers No. 1 in Washita County, drilled in 1971 to 31,441 feet, was then . . . Map (db m162463) HM
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14Oklahoma, Beckham County, Erick — Sandhills Curiosity Shop, Erick, Oklahoma — Route 66 Roadside Attraction
Formerly the City Meat Market, this is known as the oldest brick building in Erick. It is now the home of Harley and Annabelle, "The Mediocre Music Makers." Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth . . . Map (db m183509) HM
15Oklahoma, Beckham County, Sayre — Beckham County Courthouse — Sayre, Oklahoma
Beckham county was created at statehood from portions of territorial Greer and Roger Mills counties. It was named for J.C. Beckham, former governor of Kentucky. Sayre, a town founded in 1891 and named for a railroad promoter, won the title of . . . Map (db m160832) HM
16Oklahoma, Beckham County, Sayre — Beckham County Veterans Memorial
In honor of veterans of all wars who sacrificed for democracy, peace and justice. Sponsored by Mildred Lee Chapter No. 1822 United Daughters of Confederacy MCMLXXIMap (db m160833) WM
17Oklahoma, Beckham County, Sayre — Delhi
In 1888 Thomas and Millie Price were one of the first families to settle in this portion of old Greer Co, now Beckham Co. Price built a cotton gin ½ mi. east of Delhi in 1903. The one-roomed Delhi Academy was established in 1921. The Academy . . . Map (db m54903) HM
18Oklahoma, Beckham County, Sayre — WPA — 1939
This underpass was a 1939 WPA Works Project. In 1939 the Sayre Grade School was located one block east of this location the underpass was built to provide safe passage for children and pedestrians crossing under the very busy Route 66. It is still a . . . Map (db m187260) HM
19Oklahoma, Beckham County, Texola — Will Rogers Highway — U.S. 66 - Chicago to Los Angeles
June 26, 1952, on this location, Route 66 was rededicated as the Will Rogers Highway. This was one of the many ceremonies that took place on the state lines of Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California as well as Oklahoma, . . . Map (db m100328) HM
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Feb. 7, 2023