Holiday Inn & Suites Oklahoma City/North Quail
Travel Blogs from Oklahoma City
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The art starts with all of the famous works: Remington, Russell, Lovell, Brodkin each have their own room displaying their work. Then there are rooms with many different artist's work-many look 3-D with oil painting. Each year an artist is chosen for his outstanding work and another painting is purchased. After looking at all this great ...
... would see its neon. It was an old Conoco station, cute as could be. It now serves as the Chamber of Commerce for Shamrock – how smart, repurposing this building. The neon is spectacular. If you saw the movie “Cars,” it was the inspiration for Ramone’s auto body shop. Well worth the stop, just saying.
Driving on well into the night on a straight stretch of lonely road. It began to feel like we were in a “Twilight ...
... very Route 66-friendly at all! More on that in a couple of days...
First stop in OK state was the Totem Pole park in Foyil. I will admit to never having heard of him, but Ed Galloway is apparently very famous, certainly in these parts, for his art work, the most famous of which is some totem pole structures made of concrete (that most beloved of fine art materials). We navigated our way there (with some difficulty, despite the aforementioned quality ...
... two black square arches one for 9.01am a minute before the bomb went off when the city was still at peace and the other at 9.03am the minute after the bomb went off where the city was plunged into despair. There are also bronze chairs set up in 9 rows in the garden representing each victim. Each chair placed in correspondence to the which floor they were killed on. The garden is very quiet and you leave the place with a sense of sadness wondering how ...
A lot of people remember where they were on April 19, 1995, when domestic terrorists detonated a truck bomb in the middle of downtown Oklahoma City. I was actually too young to really understand what happened...I knew it was bad, but so was a merit loss in class. Today we drove from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City on a quiet Sunday ...
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