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Historic Downtown Bartlesville Driving Tour

Created by Jackson Hodges on April 25th 2022, 8:24:06 pm.

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This tour of downtown Bartlesville starts at the Nellie Johnstone Number One, the first commercial oil well in Oklahoma. It then takes you to some of Bartlesville’s most timeless buildings, moving north to south and cutting across downtown Bartlesville. The stops on this tour illuminate the city’s past as an oil boom town and the various communities that make up Bartlesville’s rich history. It also touches on a variety of historical themes, including segregation, political history, architecture, and sports history. The experience concludes at the Bartlesville Area History Museum, which you can visit Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.