Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 1000660
Historic Name OKLAHOMA ODD FELLOWS HOME AT CHECOTAH
Description of Significance THE OKLAHOMA ODD FELLOWS HOME IS A NOTABLE EXAMPLE OF THE DESIGN WORK OF JOSEPH FOUCART, AND IS SIGNIFICANT FOR ITS ASSOCIATION WITH THE SOCIAL PROGRAMS OF THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS. THE HOME WAS INITIALLY CONSTRUCTED IN 1902, BASED ON THE FOUCART DESIGN. ADDITIONS WERE MADE IN 1905, 1922, AND 1962. THE 1922 ADDITION IS CRAFTSMAN IN STYLE AND THE 1960S ADDITION IS MORE CONTEMPORARY. TODAY, THE RESIDENCE IS AN IMPOSING BRICK BUILDING CONSISTING OF THREE MAJOR WINGS, RANGING FROM A SINGLE-STORY TO 2 1/2 STORIES. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 6/14/2001.
Current Name ODD FELLOWS WIDOWS AND ORPHANS HOME; CHECOTAH ODD FELLOWS HOME
Address 211 W NORTH
City CHECOTAH
County MCINTOSH
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC: INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING; EDUCATION: EDUCATION-RELATED
Current Function DOMESTIC: INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING; HEALTH CARE: SANITARIUM
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 SOCIAL HISTORY
Date Prepared 2/01/01
Year Built 1901
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder FOURCART, JOSEPH AND HARDIN, M.T. - ARCHITECTS; A.D. PATTERSON CONSTRUCTION CO. - BUILDER
Architectural Style ROMANESQUE REVIVAL; CRAFTSMAN
Roof Material METAL: TIN; ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK; STONE
Window Material METAL
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Details
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted N