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category : Historic Buildings
The Commerce Building, Okmulgee's Skycraper, was built by the Commerce Investment Company in 1921. At various times, in addition to many offices and apartments in the upper floors, the ground floor has served as home for various businesses including J.C. Penny Company, the Kress Company, an apparel shop, carpets and paints, and at least three drug stores.

The eight story building was designed by Leon Senter and is now undergoing complete renovation.


Address: 7th and Grand

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Okmulgee County Courthouse

The Okmulgee County Court House was completed in 1918, with marble walls and floors. The bonds for the court house had been sold to Katie Fixico, a wealthy Creek Indian, whose house has long housed the restaurant known as "The Southern Mansion."

Okmulgee, OK Historic Courthouses

"Skyscraper"

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

Okmulgee, OK Historic Buildings

Oil Mansions

Okmulgee is very uncommon. Steeped in history, Okmulgee is home to an eclectic mix of people, buildings, and cultures. Oilmen and money carved Okmulgee out of terra cotta and stone. The city boasts some of the finest architecture and architectural details in the state.

Okmulgee, OK Historic Homes

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

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

Things to do Historic Buildings near Okmulgee, OK

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...

Clark Hardware

Having been in business since 1938, Clark Hardware was originally located in the Old Farmers Supply Building. In 1949, the cu...