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This might be the most gorgeous house in Tulsa: Located at 2216 E. 30th St., the Parriott House was completed in 1930. An example of Colonial Revival architecture, this striking mansion belonged to oilman Foster Brooks Parriott, who began his … Continue reading

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“Rainy days and Mondays always get me down,” Karen Carpenter once sang. This particular Monday isn’t rainy, but it’s getting us down because it’s such a sad anniversary: On this date in 1983, Ms. Carpenter passed away. Thirty years later, … Continue reading

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A former Casa Loma Hotel guest and longtime friend of the Max Campbell Building and its owners recently gave Aaron a big stack of vintage ephemera, including several historic magazines. One of our favorite treasures from this collection was a … Continue reading

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You guys. Aaron just brought in a ginormous stack of vintage ephemera: old LIFE magazines, a 1930 Tulsa Chamber of Commerce publication, a photo album full of black-and-white pictures from the ’50s,¬†a bunch of linen postcards, and various other¬†treasures. If … Continue reading

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Located at the corner of 18th Street and Cheyenne Avenue, the Creek Council Oak marks the site where the Lochapoka clan of Creek Indians re-established their government after their forced migration from Alabama to what was then called Indian Territory. … Continue reading

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If you’re fond of ecclesiastical architecture, you simply must pay a visit to downtown Tulsa. The center of the city is well-blessed with gorgeous, historic churches. Perhaps the most striking of these is the famous Boston Avenue Methodist Church, built … Continue reading

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The Campbell Hotel is proud to be included in the Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office’s new Historic Route 66 Mobile Tour. The tour, accessible by phone at (405) 415-0626, provides information about 72 historic sites along Oklahoma’s stretch of Route … Continue reading

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