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    Farm-to-Market Road (N 2940 Road) – Stephens County OK

    Date added: August 4, 2023; Modified: August 4, 2023

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted multiple farm-to-market road construction projects, including a seven-mile project “which begins at a point 11 miles east of Marlow on Highway 29 and extends four miles south, thence three miles east.” That stretch of… read more

    Farm-to-Market Road (N 2990 Road) – Stephens County OK

    Date added: August 4, 2023

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted multiple farm-to-market road construction projects, including a five-mile project “which begins at a point 16 miles east of Marlow on Highway 29 and extends five miles south.” That stretch of road entailed constructing 17… read more

    Post Office – Marlow OK

    Date added: January 11, 2015; Modified: June 25, 2018

    The historic Marlow, Oklahoma post office was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was completed in 1940, houses a New Deal mural in its lobby and is still in use today. Cattle Days – Marlow, OK –… read more

    "Cattle Days"

    Post Office Mural – Marlow OK

    Date added: December 28, 2014; Modified: June 25, 2018

    The oil-on-canvas mural “Cattle Days” was painted in 1942 by Lew E. Davis for the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The mural hangs in the lobby of the historic post office in Marlow, Oklahoma. It shows four cowboys in a corral… read more

    Community Center – Marlow OK

    Date added: June 25, 2018; Modified: June 25, 2018

    This is a one-story native sandstone building with a gabled roof, built by the Federal Works Progress Administration in 1937.  On both sides of the walls flanking the entrance, a concrete panel shows the stamped WPA shield. The concrete lintel… read more

    National Guard Armory – Marlow OK

    Date added: November 9, 2013; Modified: April 11, 2017

    “The Marlow National Guard Armory is located at 702 W. Main, in a residential area. It was constructed by the WPA, beginning on November 7, 1935, carrying through 1936, being completed in January 1937. It was dedicated during a fierce… read more

    High School Auditorium – Marlow OK

    Date added: February 27, 2014

    “This is a two-story brick high school auditorium which faces north on W. Main Street. There is no WPA signage here that we could find. A reference to it was found in the book “Leaning on a Legacy” which refers… read more

    Four Mile School – Marlow OK

    Date added: January 9, 2014; Modified: January 9, 2014

    This rural WPA school is still standing but is no longer in use: “Four Mile School is shown as Marlow, OK, however, it is located in a rural area four miles south of Rush Springs, and northeast of Marlow. It… read more

    Marlow High School Stadium – Marlow OK

    Date added: November 14, 2013

    “The Marlow High School stadium was completed by the WPA in 1936. Unfortunately, most of the construction no longer remains, with the exception of four arches which still stand at the entrance. The original stone marker shows “BUILT BY WPA… read more