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Courthouse and War Memorial


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Courthouse and War Memorial The original courthouse was destroyed by fire on January 30, 1909.
The new building was completed in 1912 at a cost of $69,594.64.

Adjacent to the Courthouse is the War Memorial Park. The first stone was set in 1950 by the Newton Martin McKellar Post Number 101 of the American Legion, the Nowata VFW Post Number 2745, and the County Commissioners. It was originally dedicated in the memory of the Nowata
County military personnel who died in WWI, and WWII. In 1990, the La Ke Kon Club War Memorialsold 500 bricks and bought stones for memorials for those who died in the Korean and Vietnam wars.


Address: 229 North Maple

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Nowata County Historical Museum

Your first stop, when in Nowata, should be our own Historical Museum. The museum contains twenty-four rooms of history and memories of the people who began a life of farming, cattle, and eventually oil. Besides the 24

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Woody Crumbo Mural

Located in the lobby of the Nowata Post Office is the 1943 mural by Oklahoman, Woody Crumbo. Crumbo, a Potawatomie Indian born in 1912 near Lexington, Oklahoma, was credited with more than 1200

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Outdoor Art

The mural painted on the building in the 100 block of South Maple keeps the heritage of Notawa in our forefront as it exemplifies our progress in becoming a proud part of our state and nation.

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Courthouse and War Memorial

The original courthouse was destroyed by fire on January 30, 1909. The new building was completed in 1912 at a cost of $69,594.64.

Adjacent to the Courthouse is the War Memorial Park. The first stone was set in 1950 by the Newton Martin McKellar Post Number 101

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