Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Ten Commandments Monument

Art etched around the Commandments includes tiny tablets in its original chiseled language, American bald eagle and flag, all-seeing pyramid eye, two Stars of David, and a monogram of Christ. Formerly a mile north on the State Capitol grounds; moved to this location Oct. 6, 2015.

Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Address:
1401 N. Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK
Directions:
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Northeast of downtown, on the northwest corner of N. Lincoln Blvd and NE 13th St.
Admission:
Free
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Ten Commandments Monument

It's gone. Under the cover of darkness on 10/5/15, the monument was transferred to storage at a local conservative think tank, possibly being shelved next to the Ark of the Covenant.

[Fuze44, 10/06/2015]

The 10Cs reappeared the following day, back on public display, on private property about a mile south of their former location.

Ten Commandments.

Ten Commandments Monument

In July 2015, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered that the Ten Commandments should be removed from the state Capitol grounds.

[Del Clark, 07/28/2015]

10 Commandments tablet.

Ten Commandments Monument

In Oct 2014, a man crashed his car into the monument, smashing it into pieces. He claimed the devil made him do it. The governor vows to rebuild it.

[Fuze44, 11/12/2014]

The monument was replaced with an exact copy on Jan. 8, 2015.

Ten Commandments monument.

Ten Commandments Monument

Ten Commandments Monument is on the state capital grounds. It is found on the northeast side of the capitol.

[Denise And Bob, 01/27/2013]

The 1-ton rose stone granite monument was erected in late 2012. As usual, the 10 C's are generating controversy about the separation of church and state; other states have been ordered to remove similar religious displays from government property.

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