Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 78002236
Historic Name FOX HOTEL
Description of Significance THE FOX HOTEL, CONSTRUCTED IN THE CITY OF LAVERNE IN 1912, WAS A MODEST TWO-STORY HOTEL DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE NEW RAILROAD AND SETTLERS TO THE PANHANDLE AREA OF OKLAHOMA. BETWEEN 1912 AND THE 1960S, THE 22-ROOM HOTEL SERVED THE NEEDS OF THE TRAVELING PUBLIC. IN THE 1970S, IT WAS PURCHASED BY THE CITY OF LAVERNE AND TURNED INTO THE LAVERNE COMMUNITY MUSEUM. THE HOTEL HAS A SHINGLED HIP ROOF WITH WOOD CLAPBOARD SIDING. PROVIDED A HOTEL IN THE TOWN OF LAVERNE. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 1/30/1978.
Current Name SAME
Address BROADWAY AND N.E. FIRST
City LAVERNE
County HARPER
Lot
Block
Current Section SE 1/4 SECTION 21
Township 26 N
Range 25 W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function HOTEL
Current Function MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared FEBRUARY 1977
Year Built 1912
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder
Architectural Style PRAIRIE SCHOOL
Roof Material WOOD SHINGLES
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N