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Only in OK Show


Jul 12, 2021

On today's episode of the Only in OK Show, we discuss Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park in Foyil, Oklahoma.
 
The Ed Galloway Totem Pole Park is a Route 66 icon and home of "The World's Largest Concrete Totem Pole." It has been featured in several important articles and books on environmental folk art and Route 66 lore. In 1999, the park was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Ed Galloway spent his retirement years building a unique park, a monument to the American Indian from stone, concrete and his imagination. Nearby is a "Fiddle House" which houses a display of Galloway's hand-crafted fiddles and other inlaid wood artifacts. he shadow of the large totem pole.
 
Foyil is a small town on Route 66 in Oklahoma. It is the hometown of Andy Payne, who won the first Transcontinental Footrace from Los Angeles to New York.
 
The Rogers County Historical Society is a nonprofit historical organization located in Rogers County and Claremore, Oklahoma. The Society manages among others, the Belvidere Mansion, Lynn Riggs Museum, and the Will Rogers Hotel.
 
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