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Okmulgee Library


category : Historic Buildings
Okmulgee Library The Okmulgee Public Library, organized in 1907 by a local women's civic organization, was incorporated in 1910, and became a department of the City in 1914. The present Library building, the result of $100,000 in bonds voted for library purposes, was dedicated May 27, 1922, and became the first library in the state to be built with local funds. On July 26, 1983, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and on May 1, 1987, celebrated its 80th birthday.


Address: 8th and Okmulgee

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"Skyscraper"

The Commerce Building, Okmulgee's Skycraper, was built by the Commerce Investment Company in 1921

Okmulgee, OK Historic Buildings

Okmulgee Golf Course

For golfers, Okmulgee Country Club's course is open to the public on weekdays. Established in 1920 with a "very average" course, the country club now boasts of having one of the better 9-hole courses in the state. It is an attractive course benefiting from an aggressive tree planting program.

Okmulgee, OK Golf Courses

Creek Council House Museum

The heart of Okmulgee is the town square featuring the Creek Council House Museum. Erected in 1878, the museum building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is acknowledged as a National Historic Landmark. The Museum was established in 1923

Okmulgee, OK Museums

Creek Nation Tribal Complex

The Creek Nation Tribal Complex serves as the government headquarters for the Creek Nation including all divisions of tribal government.

Okmulgee, OK Ethnic Heritage

Orpheum Theatre

Entertainment came of age in Okmulgee as a result of oil money. Okmulgee was home to two Vaudeville theatres, one of which still stands today. The Orpheum Theatre has undergone renovation and features first run movies and special events today. The Cook Theatre was built by L.H.D. Cook (

Okmulgee, OK Historic Theatres

Things to do Historic Buildings near Okmulgee, OK

Pawnee Bathhouse & Pool

This beautiful, historic 1939 WPA sandstone rock bath house overlooking a two acre fresh water pool with sandy beach, water s...

Price Tower

Circa 1956, The 19-story glass and copper skyscraper by Frank Lloyd Wright. The design is based on a diamond module of 30 and...