Oklahoma adds 4 new National Register listings

The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office says the state has added four new listings to the National Register of Historic Places.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 26, 2013
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The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office says the state has added four new listings to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Turner House in Ardmore was built in 1935 for local oilman Waco Turner and his wife, Opie. It is a distinctive example of Spanish/Mediterranean Revival residential architecture and a local landmark.

Wesley Hospital in Oklahoma City is an example of an early 20th century hospital in the midtown neighborhood. Dr. Foster K. Camp founded Wesley Hospital around 1910.

The Walker Farmhouse in Craig County was built in 1886 by George Washington Walker, a Cherokee Indian who survived the Trail of Tears.

The Ballard Creek Roadbed in Adair County is a remnant of a 19th century wagon road that's associated with the arrival of the Cherokees in Oklahoma.


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