Shannon Springs Park: Amphitheater – Chickasha OK

Description

“Shannon Springs Park dates back to the early 1900s, but in the mid-1930s, the WPA constructed many things in the park, including this lovely amphitheater.

The seats are constructed of native sandstone, in two sections, with a center and outside aisles. The semi-circular stage area is also made of stone. A WPA shield in concrete showing the year 1939 is located on the back side of the stage area, and numerous shields have been engraved in the concrete walkways.

The amphitheater is still actively in use today, and can be rented for an event by contacting the City of Chickasha. It is used for concerts, and also an Easter morning celebration service.

The amphitheater is mentioned in the park listing in the Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory database.”   (waymarking.com)

Source notes

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMKY0D_Amphitheater_Shannon_Springs_Park_Chickasha_OK
http://139.78.135.22/SHPO/resultquery.aspx?id=17054&pbc=P

Project originally submitted by hamquilter on June 18, 2014.

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Location Info


Shannon Springs Park
Chickasha, OK 73018

Coordinates: 35.023312, -97.946126

One comment on “Shannon Springs Park: Amphitheater – Chickasha OK

  1. Marilyn Robertson Phillips

    Do you know who built the wall around Shannon Springs Park? We were told Lansing Benjamin Robertson and his brothers built the wall. We are family descendants of Lansing Benjamin Robertson. So we are just curious to any confirmation or information you might have concerning this subject. As we are looking into the background of our family history. Thank you

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