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
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
Built & displayed by
Dr. Dennis Friesen
"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
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
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
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
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
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 seeing — — Map (db m183510) HM
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
Jaycee project 1976
Rock Bluff School
Donated by Trigg Music Family
Rock Bluff School
1894 - 1976
Building donated by
The Trigg Music Family
Ron Savage Jr. Chairman
Western Oklahoma . . . — — Map (db m162462) HM
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
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
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
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
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
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