Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 70000534
Historic Name THE FRANK MURRAY HOME IN ERIN SPRINGS
Description of Significance THE FRANK MURRAY HOME IN ERIN SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA IS A BEAUTIFUL THREE-STORY NEOCLASSICAL MANSION. BUILT BY FRANK MURRAY TO REPLACE HIS ORIGINAL INDIAN TERRITORY LOG CABIN, THIS RESIDENCE WAS BUILT FROM LOCALLY QUARRIED STONE AND IMPORTED WOODS. MURRAY WAS AN IRISHMAN WHO MARRIED INTO THE CHICKASAW NATION. A FARMER AND BUSINESS OWNER, THE HIGH STYLE ARCHITECTURE AND MATERIALS USED IN THIS HOME REFLECT HIS RELATIVE PROSPERITY. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 4/6/70.
Current Name ERIN SPRINGS MANSION
Address 2 MILES S OF LINDSAY
City LINDSAY
County GARVIN
Lot 1-5
Block 18
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING
Current Function RECREATION AND CULTURE: MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 SOCIAL HISTORY
Date Prepared FEB 1970
Year Built 1880
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style NEOCLASSICAL
Roof Material WOOD
Wall Material STONE AND STUCCO
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details TWO STORY FRONT GABLED PORTICO SUPPORTED BY FOUR IONIC COLUMNS
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N