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McDonald's (Will Rogers Turnpike)
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A view from the western parking lot; the statue of Will Rogers can just be seen in front of the building
Restaurant information
Established 1957
Street address 767 Will Rogers Turnpike
City Vinita
County Craig County
State Oklahoma
Postal/ZIP code 74301
Country United States
Coordinates 36°37′24″N 95°08′53″W / 36.62331°N 95.14803°W / 36.62331; -95.14803

McDonald's is a 29,135-square-foot (2,706.7 m2) restaurant that spans the Will Rogers Turnpike section of Interstate 44 (I-44) near Vinita, Oklahoma. It is a notable example of a U.S. roadside restaurant. However, the biggest temporary McDonald's in the world was opened during 2012 Summer Olympics in London, which had 32,000 sq ft (3,000 m2).

It shares the space with a Phillips 66 gas station.

The building and service plaza closed on June 4, 2013, for a $14.6 million renovation. At its grand reopening on December 22, 2014, it was renamed from "Glass House Restaurant" to "Will Rogers Archway".

At the front of the west anchor stands a statue of Will Rogers. The restaurant contains a small Will Rogers museum.


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