Highway, Oklahoma


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In honor of the people who lived here from 1892 to 1957, and built this community.

Land for the memorial was giving by the children ofAud Xennemer. Art work by Joe R. Waldrop

Community History (School excerpt)June 16, 1921, there was an election at Taylor school for the consolidationof Taylor and Sadler schools and parts of Ural and Poarch schools. It carried by a vote of 108 for and 54 against.

July 2, 1921, school bond election in the new consolidated district carried by avote for 105 for and 34 against.

July 15, 1921, the new consolidated district had its first annual meeting.They voted for an eight month term of school this first year. The nameselected for the new district was "Highway"Burl Bloomer MemorialThis American elm tree is dedicated to the memory of Burl Bloomer, a former Graduate of Highway school who was killed in the Murrah Building Bombing on April 19, 1995, in Oklahoma City.

This tree is a graft from the survivor tree that survived the bombing at that location.


Directions:

Ten miles south of Elk City, Oklahoma on Highway 6. One mile west from Historical Marker sign from Highway 6.


35.233288, -99.417480
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