Category Archives: Local history

As promised, our latest entry in our series on Tulsa’s National Register-listed properties should be of interest to anyone who enjoys a good cup of coffee. Thanks to the┬áconfusion created by Tulsa’s Inner Dispersal Loop and downtown’s many one-way streets, … Continue reading

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NOTE: We are delaying this week’s National Register feature to bring you an entry on a new business in a historic building. If you find this entry interesting, stay tuned; our next National Register article involves coffee, too. A new … Continue reading

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This week, we were delighted to see that the city had finished an interpretive kiosk just south of Route 66 on the east side of town. Earlier this summer, a large brown and white sign went up in the median … Continue reading

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Your favorite Tulsa hotel blogger recently joined intrepid event manager Diane on an afternoon tour of downtown’s fabulous Art Deco district. The tour — led by Karen Smith of Karen’s Tours — took us into (and in some cases, under … Continue reading

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On Route 66 about a mile east of The Campbell Hotel, travelers will find a former Sinclair Service station dating to Tulsa’s oil boom days. The station, built in 1929, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in … Continue reading

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Need an excuse to take a weekend trip to Tulsa? Here are five, in no particular order, within two miles of The Campbell Hotel: 1. Great Mexican food. El Rancho Grande, said to be the oldest continuously operating Mexican restaurant … Continue reading

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Route 66 enthusiasts planning a trip through Tulsa on the old road will enjoy a new resource currently under development. Route66Tulsa.org came about as part of recent discussions by members of the city’s Route 66 Task Force, which is researching … Continue reading

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