#architecture #government #nrhp #social
National Register of Historic Places:
** (added 1971 - Building - #71000666)
Oklahoma Ave. and Ash St., Guthrie
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum
This is the first Carnegie Library in Okla. Frank Frantz,
last Territorial Governor and Charles Haskell, First State
Governor were inaugurated on the steps here. The mock
Wedding of Miss Indian Territory
and Mr. Oklahoma Territory was here.
The First State Flag was made here
by 90 Okla. women on June 16, 1908
Erected by Fogarty Jr. High
Oklahoma History Class 1954 - 1955
Created by Frederick A. Olds depicting the symbolic wedding uniting Miss Indian Territory and Mr. Cowboy Oklahoma on Statehood day , November 16, 1907, this "Wedding" symbolized the twin Territories coming into the union as one State.
This plaque is given as an expression of gratitude to the Bi-centennial committee who worked to finance this project and to Frederick A. Olds who generously gave of his time and talent.
Chamber of Commerce.
Remodel is finished