Arcade Hotel Mural - Ponca City, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 36° 42.210 W 097° 05.068
14S E 671105 N 4063691
Quick Description: The Arcade Motel was the center of celebrity life in the 1920s - in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 9/1/2021 2:56:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM14WKY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Arcade Hotel Mural in Ponca City highlights the 1920s hotel and guests who frequently stayed there, including E.W. Marland of Marland Oil, Will Rogers and the Miller Brothers, who founded the 101 Ranch and Wild West Show. This hotel once contained 100 rooms spread across three floors. Sadly, time took its toll and the hotel was demolished in 1973.

Local children Freddie Boettcher and Polly Vanselous Edwards of the Big “V” Ranch Family and Lew Wentz (who lived in a suite at the motel) are also featured in the mural. Also shown are vintage cars like a Buick convertible, a Marland Oil delivery truck, a La Salle, and a Pierce Arrow.
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
24/7


Admission Prices:
none


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Less than 15 minutes

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation

The attraction’s own URL: Not listed

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