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Claremore, Oklahoma

  • Old Will Rogers Library

    The Old Will Rogers Library is now occupied by the City of Claremore. A year before his death, Will Rogers donated his lots in downtown Claremore with the understanding that they were to be sold to th...
    Old Will Rogers Library
  • Radium Town and the Keller Bath House

    Radium Town and the Keller Bath HouseAn area in the north section of Claremore was once known as RADIUM TOWN. George Eaton owned the first oil company in town. In 1903, he was drilling east of town for oil or gas. Instead, he found a "ro...
    Radium Town and the Keller Bath House
  • Old Armory

    Old ArmoryThe Oklahoma National Guard Armory was built by the WPA in 1936 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's term and was constructed by local Claremore residents with the sandstone unearthed in Oklahoma....
    Old Armory

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Rogers County Courthouse

The county dedicated its first Court House in 1937, 30 years after statehood. The decision was made to purchase the property and went to the vote of the people. The bond issue failed twice but finally carried on the third try. There have been several additions to the original building.

Claremore, OK Historic Courthouses

Andy Payne and Route 66

Nine miles north of Claremore on Route 66 is Foyil, the hometown of ANDY PAYNE, a Cherokee Indian who was born on a ranch between Claremore and Foyil. At "66" and 28A, turn south, and you will be on the main street of Foyil and a portion of the original Route "66"

Claremore, OK Famous People

Will Rogers Statue

In the middle of the 300 block of Will Rogers Blvd., you will want to stop, grab your camera and visit the life-size bronze statue of Will Rogers, sitting on a park bench reading the Claremore Progress. The Rogers County Historical Society presented this statue, "

Claremore, OK Arts

Will Rogers Memorial

The Will Rogers Memorial is built on the lofty hillside of 21 acres that Will Rogers purchased in 1911. In the foreground is the tomb of Will Rogers chiseled with his famous quotation: "I never met a man I didn't like."

Claremore, OK Memorials

Rogers State University

When Oklahoma was granted statehood, the first legislature established Eastern University Preparatory School, which opened on College Hill in Claremore in 1909

Claremore, OK Colleges

Things to do near Claremore, OK

Happy Lake

Happy Lake is available by reservations only. Camping, fishing, canoeing and nature walks are a few of the activities....

Forest Ridge Golf Club

18 holes. ...

Saline Courthouse

Only original remaining Cherokee courthouse. ...

Hulah Lake Hunting

Approximately 8,900 acres of project lands have been made available to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for w...

Grove Veterans Memorial and Honor Walk

The Veterans Memorial/Honor Walk: A community effort to recognize and honor our veterans for their service to our country. ...