First Library in Oklahoma

First Library in Oklahoma
First Library

This is the first Carnegie Library in Okla. Frank Frantz, last Territorial Governor and Charles Haskell, First State Governor were inaugurated on the steps here. The mock Wedding of Miss Indian Territory and Mr. Oklahoma Territory was here. The First State Flag was made here by 90 Okla. women on June 16, 1908

Erected by Fogarty Jr. High
Oklahoma History Class 1954 - 1955


Ash and Oklahoma Ave
Guthrie, Oklahoma




National Register of Historic Places:

Carnegie Library ** (added 1971 - Building - #71000666)
Oklahoma Ave. and Ash St., Guthrie

Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

More Pictures:

Cariege Libary/ Oklahoma Teritory Museum Cariege Libary/ Oklahoma Teritory Museum