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CLAREMORE LANDMARK’S HISTORY IS RETRACED Part Two

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time  article was published in the Centennial Edition of the Claremore Progress June 27, 1993. CLAREMORE LANDMARK’S HISTORY IS...

CLAREMORE LANDMARK’S HISTORY IS RETRACED Part One

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This article was published in the Centennial Edition of the Claremore Progress June 27, 1993 CLAREMORE LANDMARK’S HISTORY...

In Memory of Mrs. Tom McSpadden

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This article was published in the Ranchman magazine November 1947. In Memory of Mrs. Tom McSpadden By:  Ferne...

THE HISTORIC BEGINNING OF THE WILL ROGERS LIBRARY

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. This article was edited and submitted by the Claremore Museum of History THE HISTORIC BEGINNING OF THE  WILL...

Will Rogers As He Was Known At Oologah

  Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This article was published in the Ranchman magazine August 1943. Will Rogers As He Was Known At...

Claremore Business Finds Piece of History

Pixley Lumber has been a downtown Claremore staple for more than 50 years. And recently, owner Paul Pixley was able to retrieve a piece of history:...

Landmark Near Claremore Receives Fancy Award!

Totem Pole Park Restoration Receives Oklahoma Historical Society's Citation of Merit Award!  Congratulations David and Patsy Anderson, Margo Hoover, and Erin Turner for being selected...

World’s Largest Totem Pole Gets a Facelift

In this line of work, you never know who you'll have the opportunity to meet. This month it was Erin Turner, the Tulsan-turned-New...

Claremore Past: December 7, 1941, Life was Forever Changed

Originally published in the Claremore Daily Progress on December 8, 2007. Written by Larry Larkin. It started out as a typical early December Sunday in Claremore. The weather was...

Claremore History: The Great Bunion Derby

This article appeared in the June 28, 1953 Claremore Progress by Bill Waller, Progress News Editor. It was submitted to moreClaremore by the Claremore...

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