Farmers Bank Mural - Route 66 - Davenport, Oklahoma, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 35° 42.338 W 096° 45.896
14S E 702203 N 3953602
Quick Description: Davenport still kicking on Route 66 - A large distinctive mural, of significant interest being the tallest mural on the Mother Road, showing historic scenes of the Route 66 town of Davenport, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2016 3:47:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMR3FT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Checkmark
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Long Description:
Historic Farmers Bank, A 2 story brick building with financial ghosts still lingering. Currently a Masonic Lodge & Florists business, named, Vintage Rose Floral. Located on the Main road, Broadway, Davenport, Oklahoma.

"There are two large murals on two historic downtown buildings that depict nine scenes reproduced by professional artists from actual photos from the early days.
The 1891 Land Run scene from Harper's Weekly is the tallest mural on Route 66, soaring 32 feet high on the south side of the 1905 Farmers Bank Bldg. Route 66 Mural, Other scenes are of Nettie Davenport, first postmaster and namesake of the town." Text Source: (visit link)

Address:
224 Broadway Davenport, OK 74026
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Significant Interest: Roadside Art

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Address of Icon:
224 Broadway Davenport, OK 74026


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