Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah

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Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah
Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah is located in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah
Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah is located in the US
Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah
Location 211 West North St., Checotah, Oklahoma
Coordinates 35°28′46″N 95°31′15″W / 35.47944°N 95.52083°W / 35.47944; -95.52083Coordinates: 35°28′46″N 95°31′15″W / 35.47944°N 95.52083°W / 35.47944; -95.52083
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1902, c. 1905, 1922, 1962
Built by A.D. Patterson Construction Co.
Architect Joseph Foucart (original); M.T. Hardin (1922 addition)
Architectural style Romanesque, Bungalow/Craftsman
NRHP Reference # 01000660[1]
Added to NRHP June 14, 2001

The Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah is a historical building complex in Checotah, Oklahoma, central United States, now on 6 acres (2.4 ha). It includes Romanesque Revival and Bungalow/Craftsman architecture. Also known as Odd Fellows Widows and Orphans Home and as Checotah Odd Fellows Home, it served historically as institutional housing and as educational related housing.[1][2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The listing includes one contributing building and two other contributing structures.[1]

The Home, started in 1902 on 160 acres (65 ha) of land donated by William Gentry, was expanded in c. 1905, and again in 1922 and in 1962. It was designed originally by architect Joseph Foucart, who may also have designed the compatible c. 1905 expansion. M.T. Hardin designed the Bungalow/Craftsman addition in 1922.[2]

The Carmen IOOF Home, in Carmen, is another NRHP-listed Odd Fellows retirement home in the state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Glenn Vauahn-Roberson and Jim Gabbert (February 1, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Oklahoma Odd Fellows Home at Checotah / Odd Fellows Widows and Orphans Home; Checotah Odd Fellows Home" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved October 4, 2016.  with six photos from 2001