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Oologah, Oklahoma: Miniature Will Rogers Birthplace

Humorist Will Rogers was born in Oologah in 1879. A miniature replica of his birthplace house was built in 1930, torched by arson, and rebuilt in 1985.

US-169, Oologah, OK
North side of town, on the east side of US-169/Elm St., just south of its intersection with E. Cooweescoowee Ave., across from the bank.
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Replica of Will Rogers House.

Replica of Will Rogers House

The mini-Will Rogers House is right along the highway, across from Armstrong Bank.

[J Carter, 07/23/2023]

The miniature Rogers birthplace was built in 1985 by Jerry Gardner. It replaced a 1930 miniature birthplace that was destroyed by arson in 1992. Next to it stands a rock memorial to Rogers that was dedicated in 1936. Rogers died in 1935.

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