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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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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

"Skyscraper"

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

Okmulgee, OK Historic Buildings

OSU-Okmulgee

OSU-Okmulgee is a vital part of the community. The university, with a world-class reputation, provides over 40 degree programs in advancing technologies and an outstanding culinary arts program as well.

Okmulgee, OK Colleges

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

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

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Old Will Rogers Library

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