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Oct 23, 2008 - Pelicans Landing, Ketchum, OK

Near Tulsa, Oklahoma is the little town of Claremore. It has in it the Will Rogers Memorial, to honor the life and times of the 20th Century’s best known humorist and philosopher and native son of Oklahoma. Here we learned more about his wit, humor, wisdom, his passion for family, country and fellow man. As a cowboy, trick roper, vaudevillian and actor he was also a philanthropist above reproach. Will Rogers was in 71 movies of which 50 were silent. After our visit to the Memorial we drove the short 15 miles to his childhood home near the...

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