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Floyd H. Norris Park - Tehlequah, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 55.014 W 094° 58.145
15S E 322334 N 3976522
Quick Description: Floyd H. Norris Park is an active area, with many local events held here.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2018 1:23:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMXXKF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 2

Long Description:
Floyd Norris Park covers a full city block, bounded by N. Muskogee Avenue, N. Water, E. Morgan and Spring Street. It has a playground area, a gazebo, and is on the route for the Historic walking trail through Tahlequah. The park has a Centennial clock, and a beautiful wood carving called "Where the Red Fern Grows", from a famous book which takes place in this area.

There are several historic markers, outlining the town's history. Throughout the year, numerous town events are held here, including a foot race and concerts. The park area is also available for rent for various private parties and celebrations. The land was owned by Floyd Norris from 1970 until 2006 when he gave the land to the City of Tahlequah. A visit to Tahlequah must include a stop at Floyd Norris Park.

Name: Floyd H. Norris Park

Street Location: 400 N. Muskogee Avenue

Local Municipality: Tahlequah

State/Province, etc.: OK

Country: US

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Floyd H. Norris

Date Established: March 2006

Picnic Facilities: Picnic pavilion

Recreational Facilities:
Playground, Historic tour trail


Monuments/Statues:

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Wood carving - Where the Red Fern Grows

Special Events: Many throughout the year

Fountains: Not listed

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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