Ponca City, Oklahoma: Marland Mansion - Oil Museum, Sculptor MuseumThe opulent prairie estate of oil baron E. W. Marland contains a museum about the regional oil boom and his company. A museum sculptor Bryant Baker's work includes a gallery of his Presidents sculpture models, and details on his giant pioneer woman sculpture south of the mansion.
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Oil baron E. W. Marland's 43,581 square ft. palace on the prairie built in 1925. A National historic landmark.[Ginger, 06/03/2012]
Oklahoma's equivalent of the Hearst Mansion or the Biltmore Estate. Includes several sub-museums: the Marland Oil Museum chronicles the oil boom to the company's takeover by Conoco. There's also a museum about the work of sculptor Bryant Baker, who created Ponca City's 17-ft tall bronze pioneer woman. A wax figure of Baker stands in a gallery of his models and busts, including a President's Gallery.