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Great Gatsby Gala for September

The Historical Society brings back a beloved tradition with the Gatsby fundraiser.  Set to become one of our annual events, along with the Vintage Affaire, Old Home Tour, and Christmas at the Belvidere, the 2011 Gatsby hopes to capture community interest and features samples from local area restaurants. This year the fundraiser will be held … Continue reading

Thank you Carrie Dickerson

The health of our Nation has been left in the hands of companies whose goals are mainly to make money- not to protect the public welfare. It is our job to tell companies- and our government- that we want safer alternatives. It works. -Carrie Barefoot Dickerson My own nuclear nightmare Outside in the garden, the … Continue reading

Historic Franklin Hospital Building to be Restored

A piece of Claremore History At one time, the Franklin Hospital was the largest in Rogers County. Built by Dr D.B.Collins, the hospital opened December 29th 1927.  The 48,000 sq ft facility had 24 rooms with the capacity to serve 20 patients on the second floor.  The ground floor was where Dr Collins and his … Continue reading