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Okmulgee, Oklahoma

  • "Skyscraper"

    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 ha...
    "Skyscraper"
  • Okmulgee Library

    Okmulgee LibraryThe 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...
    Okmulgee Library

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

Historic Churches

Episcopal Church - Built in 1902, the building was originally the home of the Methodist Church and remained so until 1911, when it was purchased by the Episcopal Church for the sum of $2,000. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Okmulgee, OK Historic Churches


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 near Okmulgee, OK

Cleveland Swimming Pool

Located within Dr. Hanson park & playground, the Cleveland Swimming Pool is one of very few oval shaped pools left in operati...

Natural Falls Fishing

Above Natural Falls State Park natural springwaters flow into a common stream, creating a cascading 77 foot waterfall. At the...

Satsuki Gardens

Incorporated in this garden are the three essential elements of Japanese landscaping - plants, water, and stone into this acr...