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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Colorful sculptures of iconic Oklahoma figures stand outside a library, including Oklahoma's first American cowgirl and a dinosaur wearing tennis shoes.

Patience S. Latting Northwest Library

5600 NW 122nd St., Oklahoma City, OK
Patience S. Latting Northwest Library. Northwest edge of the city. On the south side of NW 122nd St. just east of N. MacArthur Blvd.
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Oklahoma's first cowgirl.

Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Who knew you could find things like this at the library?

[Denise And Bob, 06/06/2014]


OK Icons: Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Large sculptures of Lucille Mulhall, a rodeo performer at the turn of the 20th century (and the first American cowgirl from Oklahoma); a raccoon (Oklahoma's official fur-bearing animal); a collared lizard (Oklahoma's official reptile); and a saurophaganax (Oklahoma's official fossil).

[Solomon Bassoff, 12/07/2012]

Unveiled in 2012, the colorful sculptures, created by Solomon Bassoff, stand outside the Patience S. Latting Northwest Library. The cowgirl carries books, the raccoon schleps a backpack, the lizard has mosaic glass skin, and the saurophaganax dinosaur wears tennis shoes.

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