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Oct 17, 2013 - Newcastle, OK - AAA Adult RV Park

Our trip from Quitaque, TX to Newcastle, OK covered 254 miles of much the same scenery we have seen for the last two trips and not many pictures were taken. We are staying at the AAA RV Park which is one of the very few parks anywhere around. We have a nice 50 amp full hookup back-in site. It will be a nice place to stay when we are visiting family from now on as it's only 20 minutes away. We didn't do much but visit with family which was very good. Did I say my cousin Jeanne is a great cook? She put a large spread on each meal and we ate...

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Sep 26, 2013 - April 19, 1995. Oklahoma City, OK

We got settled into the campground and this morning Sarah (granddaughter and husband Will are in the Air Force at Altus, OK) drove up to join us for the day. We went to see the Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum for the bombing in 1995. It was very moving well planned. They created a reflecting pool (it was drained today as they are doing some remodeling) and two very tall walls with only the time of 9:03 written on them on each end. There are spaced out trees, about a double row and beyond that in the footprint of the bombed building were...

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Apr 21, 2009 - O-o-o-o-klahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain

We arrived in Newcastle, Oklahoma on April 21, 2009. Newcastle is about 20 miles south of Oklahoma City. We were there for a week. Our first day of sightseeing in Oklahoma City we visited the state capital, the governor's mansion, and the Oklahoma Memorial. The Oklahoma State Capital building was completed in 1919 and at the time had over 400,000 square feet and six floors. The original plans called for a dome, but due to budget constraints and a shortage of building materials due to World War I, the dome was not constructed at that time....

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