The Pioneer Woman Statue was commissioned by E. W. Marland. This 17 foot bronze is on the National Register of Historic Places. The newly expanded museum features exhibits of women who have mad... Pioneer Woman Museum & Statue
A monumental tribute to all Native Americans, this 22-foot bronze statue is of Ponca Chief Standing Bear, created by Cowboy Artist of America, Oreland C. Joe. The magnificent monument of Standing Bear... Standing Bear Statue and Memorial Park
Housing much more than books, the Ponca City Library is home to the unique Oriental and Western art collection of Richard Gordon Matzene. A commercial photographer and art collector who lived in Ponca... Ponca City Library
The stately Soldani Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a work of art in itself, is home to the Ponca City Art Center and its many activities. These include artists'... Ponca City Art Center
The Centennial Plaza, with its backdrop of Spanish Colonial Revival
architecture, was started as a project for the Centennial year of the 1893 run. It contains bricks engraved with the names of pion... Centennial Plaza
Marland's favorite sculptor was Jo Davidson. He designed one of the models for the Pioneer Woman. He also sculpted the three Marland family statues, all of French limestone. Prior to the sale of the m... The Marland Family Statues
The Ponca City Cultural Center Museum is the former home of Ernest Whitworth
Marland, tenth Governor of Oklahoma, who came to Ponca City to visit the 101
Ranch. He remained to build a vast oil empire. He was the founder and president of Marland Oil Company, now Conoco Inc.
The Pioneer Woman Statue was commissioned by E. W. Marland. This 17 foot bronze is on the National Register of Historic Places. The newly expanded museum features exhibits of women who have made outstanding "pioneering"
Standing Bear won the battle for himself and for all Native Americans to become "persons" under United States law. His fight for his land and his dignity has been recorded as one of the first victories for civil rights in America.
For maximum enjoyment, scenic Lake Ponca is divided into two areas -- one for sailboats and fishing, the other for motorboats and skiing.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy a picnic, a campout, or a hike through the Nature Center.