List of National Historic Landmarks in Oklahoma facts for kids

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The List of National Historic Landmarks in Oklahoma contains the landmarks designated by the U.S. Federal Government for the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

There are 22 National Historic Landmarks in Oklahoma. The following table is a complete list.

Landmark name Image Date designated Location County Description
1 101 Ranch Historic District
101 Ranch Historic District
01975-05-15May 15, 1975
(#73001560)
Ponca City
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Kay Ranch where rodeo bull-dogging was developed to an art form by Bill Pickett; home base of 101 Ranch Wild West Show.
2 Bizzell Library
The original entrance to Bizzell Memorial Library
02001-01-03January 3, 2001
(#01000071)
Norman
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Cleveland Library of University of Oklahoma, focus of racial segregation Supreme Court case.
3 Boley Historic District
Antioch Baptist Church
01975-05-15May 15, 1975
(#75001568)
Boley
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Okfuskee All-black town founded in 1903, product of segregationist policies.
4 Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, South
Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church
01999-01-20January 20, 1999
(#78002270)
Tulsa
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Tulsa One of finest examples of ecclesiastical Art Deco architecture in the U.S.
5 Camp Nichols
Aerial view of the ruins of Camp Nichols (USGS)
01963-05-23May 23, 1963
(#66000628)
Wheeless
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Cimarron Ruins of fort built by Kit Carson to protect the Cimarron Cutoff trail (Santa Fe Trail) followers from hostile Kiowa and Apache.
6 Cherokee National Capitol
Cherokee National Capitol
01961-07-04July 4, 1961
(#66000627)
Tahlequah
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Cherokee Capitol of the Cherokee nation from 1869 to 1907, when Oklahoma became a state.
7 Creek National Capitol Upload image
01961-07-04July 4, 1961
(#66000632)
Okmulgee
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Okmulgee Capitol of Creek nation from 1878 to 1907, now a museum.
8 Deer Creek Site Upload image
01964-04-16April 16, 1964
(#66000630)
Newkirk
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Kay Archeological site, site of a fortified village of the Wichita.
9 Fort Gibson
1934 HABS photo
01960-12-12December 12, 1960
(#66000631)
Fort Gibson
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Muskogee Fort built in 1824 in the Indian Territory.
10 Fort Sill
Old infantry barracks at Fort Sill.
01960-12-12December 12, 1960
(#66000629)
Fort Sill
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Comanche Only still-active fort from Indian wars on the south plains.
11 Fort Washita
Fort Washita
01965-06-23June 23, 1965
(#66000626)
Nida
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Bryan Established in 1842 to protect the Choctaws and Chickasaws from the plains Indians.
12 Guthrie Historic District
1977 HABS photo
01999-01-20January 20, 1999
(#74001664)
Guthrie
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Logan Now a historic district.
13 Honey Springs Battlefield
Honey Springs Battlefield
02013-02-27February 27, 2013
(#13000280)
Rentiesville
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McIntosh and Muskogee Site of the Battle of Honey Springs, a Civil War battle known for its preponderance of non-white combatants.
14 Ernest Whitworth Marland Mansion
Ernest Whitworth Marland Mansion
01977-12-22December 22, 1977
(#73001561)
Ponca City
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Kay Home of Oklahoma politician Ernest Whitworth Marland.
15 McLemore Site Upload image
01964-07-19July 19, 1964
(#66000636)
Colony
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Washita An archeological site.
16 Murrell Home
1979 HABS photo
01974-05-30May 30, 1974
(#70000530)
Park Hill
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Cherokee A house.
17 Platt National Park Historic District
Travertine Creek in fall
02011-07-07July 7, 2011
(#11000628)
Sulphur
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Murray Square mile sold by Chickasaw Nation to federal government for park use in 1902
18 Price Tower
Price Tower, Bartlesville Oklahoma
02007-03-29March 29, 2007
(#74001670)
Bartlesville
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Washington An unusual Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building.
19 Sequoyah's Cabin
Sequoyah's Cabin
01965-12-21December 21, 1965
(#66000634)
Akins
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Sequoyah Log cabin home of Sequoyah, who created "talking leaves", written language for the Cherokee.
20 Stamper Site Upload image
01964-07-19July 19, 1964
(#66000635)
Optima
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Texas Archeological site.
21 Washita Battlefield
Washita Battlefield
01965-01-12January 12, 1965
(#66000633)
Cheyenne
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Roger Mills Where George Custer led the Seventh Cavalry surprise attack on village of Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle in 1868.
22 Wheelock Academy Upload image
01965-12-21December 21, 1965
(#66000949)
Millerton
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McCurtain Originally a missionary school for girls of the Choctaw nation, this became an academy and the model for other academies of the 5 civilized nations.

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