Residence was built by John R. Thomas, a federal judge and former congressman from Illinois. He was known as the father of the United States Navy for his congressional work to increase the size of the American navy. His daughter, Carolyn Thomas, married his law partner, Grant Foreman, and they lived out their lives in the home. The Foremans were outstanding authorities on the history of Oklahoma and the Five Civilized Tribes. **
Located on 1419 West Okmulgee in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The South East corner of 15th and W. Okmulgee Ave.
** Information and directions from the Oklahoma Historical Society