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Texola, Oklahoma: One Room Jail and Class of '38 Memorial

A tiny building, standing all alone in a nearly abandoned ghost town. Propped in front is an out-of-place memorial to the high school Class of 1938.

Main Ave., Texola, OK
I-40 exit 1. Drive south one-half mile. Turn left onto Route 66. Drive two blocks. Turn north (left) onto Main Ave. You'll see the jail ahead, on the right; a tiny building standing all alone.
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Ghost town.

One Room Jail and Class of '38 Memorial

Eerie little ghost town! It's close to the interstate and wide open. My pup and I walked down the middle of the road with no one in sight. It was a fun stop and a good place to stretch our legs.

[Brenda Shackleford, 12/22/2021]

One Room Territorial Jail.

One Room Territorial Jail

This Route 66 town has dozens of deserted and crumbling buildings. One is a one-room cinder block jail built at end of the 1800s. Propped in front is a tombstone-like memorial for the Texola High School Class of 1938. I'm not sure why. This part of Route 66 is also known as Will Rodgers Hwy and a roadside monument is on the west side of town.

[Vicki Stevison, 08/15/2014]

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