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Jan 20, 2001 - 1998 July 17 (A.M.) – Claremore, Oklahoma - Will Rogers Museum

This week end I visited with friends in Bartlesville and did some sightseeing with Edna Painter. Today we went first to Claremore to visit the Will Rogers Museum. The 16,652-square-foot, eight-gallery museum was built of fossilized limestone quarried nearby. Opened in 1938, the main building was financed by a $200,000 appropriation by the Oklahoma Legislature. The east wing was added in 1982 using additional legislative appropriations. During the 1990-95 period, the entire museum was remodeled with $3 million in private and public funds....

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