Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 83004210
Historic Name PRE-STATEHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT OF MUSKOGEE
Description of Significance THE AREA CONTAINED WITHIN THIS DISTRICT CONSTITUTES THE OLDEST AREA OF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN MUSKOGEE. THIS IS ONE OF THE OLDEST COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS IN NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA HAVING BEEN CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN 1901 AND 1903 WHEN MUSKOGEE WAS THE LARGEST CITY IN INDIAN TERRITORY. THE DISTRICT CONSISTS OF SEVEN BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN 1901 AND 1903. THESE BUILDINGS REPLACED ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION THAT WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE AROUND 1900. THESE BUILDINGS HOUSED A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES BOTH THEN AND NOW. THE BUILDINGS ARE ALL TWO-STORY RED BRICK STRUCTURES WITH FLAT ROOFS. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 10/6/1983.
Current Name SAME
Address ROUGHLY BOUNDED BY MAIN, BROADWAY, OKMULGEE, AND SECOND STREETS
City MUSKOGEE
County MUSKOGEE
Lot 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, NORTH 1 FOOT OF LOT 11, LOTS 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Block 3
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function COMMERCE/TRADE
Current Function COMMERCE/TRADE
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 8/8/83
Year Built 1901-1907
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder MCKIBBAN & MCKIBBAN
Architectural Style COMMERCIAL STYLE
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material BRICK; STONE
Window Material UNCOLLECTED
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N