Claremore, Oklahoma: Will Rogers Reads a Newspaper

Famous humorist Will Rogers was known for his folksy charm, so it makes sense that visitors might want to sit next to him on his bronze bench.
Address:
315 W. Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, OK
Directions:
On the south side of W. Will Rogers Blvd, two blocks east of Route 66, in front of the Claremore Daily Progress newspaper building.
Admission:
Free
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Will Rogers Reads a Newspaper

Next to this statue, there is a plaque that tells all about it, as well as a time capsule that is buried there, and scheduled to be open in 2046.

[Janelle, 01/25/2020]

Will Rogers statue.

Will Rogers Reads a Newspaper

Very detailed statue in a great small town shopping area!

[D&M, 12/20/2017]
Sit with Will Rogers on a Bench

A life-size bronze statue of Will Rogers sits on a bench reading a newspaper in front of the downtown Claremore newspaper office.

[sheryl lord, 02/14/2014]

Rogers, a famous humorist of the 1930s, was known for saying, "All I know is what I read in the papers," which is also the title of the statue. It was given to the town in 1996.


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