Noble House

category : Famous Homes
Noble House The current Noble House structure was built in 1912 by Abe Bills, and replaced an old landmark wooden rooming house. The lower level of the new building housed a residence and a barber shop for Mr. Bills, his wife and daughter. The upstairs portion served as a rooming house.

Abe Bills' daughter, Oretta, and her husband continued to operate The Noble House Hotel until 1960, when she sold it. It changed hands a couple of times and it fell in disrepair and sat vacant from 1985 until 1991. The Blaine County Board of Commissioners obtained ownership in 1990, and later deeded it over to the Watonga Chamber of Commerce that same year.

The Chamber hoped to find some positive purpose for the building in order to retain its history. The Noble Hotel Corporation was formed in 1991 and with local investment and effort by the National Park Service and the Oklahoma Historical Society, the restoration began in earnest and today we have the restored Noble House Restaurant, which is listed on the National Registry of Historical Buildings.

As you look around, we hope you can see some reminders of the days gone by and know that the corporation is sincerely interested in your enjoyment of the atmosphere and most of all, the food. We hope you leave with just enough nostalgia to whet your appetite to return again soon.

Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m
Address: 112 N. Noble
Phone: 580-623-2559
Our Email:

Come visit us in Watonga, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Watonga Floral and Antique Mall - 1892

Built before the turn of the century this building was purchased in 1892. In 1917 it became a clothing store and remained a clothing store until 1970. It then became a well-known drug store. The same person owned 104 & 106 W. Main since 1951. It continued as a drug store until sometime in the 1980'

Watonga, OK Historic Buildings

Watonga Cheese Factory - Retail Outlet

Watonga Cheese has a new facility in a new town but prides itself in its 70-year tradition to produce rich, handmade cheddar cheese full of flavor. Now located in Perryton, TX we continue to use the original equipment and recipe that makes our factory stand out from the rest!

Watonga, OK Venue Attractions

T. B. Ferguson Mansion Museum

The Ferguson Mansion was built in 1907 and is open for tours of its period furnishings and historic memorabilia. T.B. Ferguson, appointed Oklahoma's sixth territorial governor by President Theodore Roosevelt, is best remembered for his efforts to turn Oklahoma Territory into Oklahoma the State. <

Watonga, OK Museums

Armory Building

The Armory Building was built in 1936 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Watonga, OK Historic Buildings

Barbara's - 1892

The first owner purchased this building from the US Government in 1892. According to a local historian the owner accumulated a lot of property in and around Watonga. This property has been under the same ownership as 104 W. Main since 1951. Seven couples have owned this property from 1892 to date.

Watonga, OK Historic Buildings

Things to do Famous Homes near Watonga, OK