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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Outdoor Art

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Glass Mansion

Another facility owned and operated by the Nowata Historical Society, the Glass mansion, better known as "The Glass house," is as fine a structure as many found in larger cities of the country. Built in 1883

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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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Campbell Hotel

The Noweta Lodge was built by a conglomerate in 1910 and was originally named, the Campbell Hotel, which is the name appearing on the cornice of the building. J. E. Campbell and Emma Journeycake (daughter of Delaware Chief Charles Journeycake) were married on January 17, 1878

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