Enid, Oklahoma

What is Enid, Oklahoma known for?


building site

. The school’s Board of Trustees then signed an agreement with the City of Shawnee (Shawnee, Oklahoma) for sixty acres of land northwest of the town. The Kickapoo site, as the campus location became known, was deeded to the university by the Development Company of Shawnee. Shortly after the campus location was finalized, W.P. Blake, chairman of the trustees, and G. Lee Phelps, missionary to the Native Americans (Indigenous Peoples of the Americas), visited the future building site. They gathered


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and U.S. Highway 412 (U.S. Highway 412 (Oklahoma)) Owen K. Garriott. U.S. Highway 64 (U.S. Highway 64 (Oklahoma)) runs west down Garriott and U.S. Highway 60 (U.S. Highway 60 (Oklahoma)) runs east. Both of these highways join together with highway 81 in North Enid, Oklahoma. State Highway 45 (State Highway 45 (Oklahoma)) also runs through North Enid on Carrier Road. Google Maps, Keyword: Enid, Oklahoma Railroad development in Garfield County began four years

is buried at the Union Cemetery in Billings, Oklahoma. Oklahoma Highway 412 runs across the Panhandle (Oklahoma Panhandle) and northern part of the state passing through cities such as Boise City (Boise City, Oklahoma), Woodward (Woodward, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), and Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma). Some major highway junctions include Interstate 35 in Noble County (Noble County, Oklahoma) and several others in Tulsa such as I-44 (Interstate 44), Interstate 244 244

, US 60 is a two-lane highway its entire length across Oklahoma. It enters the state . Near Tonkawa (Tonkawa, Oklahoma), US 60 has


growing oil

'' Enid experienced a "golden age" following the discovery of oil in the region in the 1910s and continuing until World War II. Intensive Level Historical Architectural Survey of Enid's Downtown, Susan Roth and Associates, 1994, page 70. Enid's economy boomed as a result of the growing oil, wheat, and rail industries, and its population grew steadily throughout the early 20th century in conjunction with a period of substantial architectural development and land expansion. Enid's downtown (Enid Downtown Historic District) saw the construction of several buildings including the Broadway Tower (Broadway Tower (Enid, Oklahoma)), Garfield County Courthouse (Garfield County Courthouse (Enid, Oklahoma)), and Enid Masonic Temple. In conjunction with the oil boom, oilmen such as T.T. Eason (T. T. Eason Mansion), H.H. Champlin (H. H. Champlin House), and Charles E. Knox (McChristy-Knox Mansion) built homes in the area. Residential additions during this period include Kenwood (Kenwood Historic District (Enid, Oklahoma)), Waverley (Waverley Historic District (Enid, Oklahoma)), Weatherly, East Hill, Kinser Heights, Buena Vista, and McKinley. "Architectural Historical Survey of Certain Parts of Enid," Meacham and Associates, 1992, page 23-31. Union Equity, Continental, Pillsbury, General Mills, and other grain companies operated mills and grain elevators in the area, creating what is now the Enid Terminal Grain Elevators Historic District, "Architectural Historical Survey of Certain Parts of Enid," Meacham and Associates, 1992, page 17. and earning Enid the titles of "Wheat Capital of Oklahoma", "Queen Wheat City of Oklahoma," and "Wheat Capital of the United States" '''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


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ndash notably attempted POW rescues in conjunction with the Vietnam War POW MIA issue birth_place Enid, Oklahoma, U.S. (United States) nationality Albanians


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endorsed by the government. It was platted by the surveyor W. D. Twichell, then of Amarillo (Amarillo, Texas), Texas.


movie set

Mercantile in 2006 to convert the building into a movie set and museum. George's Antique Auto Museum features the sole-existing Geronimo car, once manufactured in Enid. The Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum records the history and culture of African Americans and Native Americans


music theory

since the early 1950s, he earned wider attention during the mid-1960s spread of free jazz. With a thorough command of music theory, orchestration and composition (Musical composition), Rivers was an influential and prominent artist in jazz music. birth_date '''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


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Mercantile in 2006 to convert the building into a movie set and museum. '''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


wild album

Affair '' in a segment on expensive religious exorcisms. Enid has been the subject of songs, such as the song "Greeted in Enid" by Hank Williams, Jr. from his 1995 album Hog Wild (Hog Wild (album)), which tells the story of a woman he met in Enid. It has been the subject of ridicule, by comedian Bill Hicks who used to make fun of this town in his act, including a routine on a man named Elmer Dinkley, most likely fictional. Enid is also mentioned in passing in a few popular


including service

'''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Enid, Oklahoma

'''Enid''' (ē'nĭd) is a city in Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the population was 49,379, making it the ninth largest city in Oklahoma. It is the county seat of Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma). Enid was founded during the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of 1893, and is named after Enid, a character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's ''Idylls of the King''. In 1991, the Oklahoma state legislature designated Enid the "Purple Martin Capital of Oklahoma." "Purple Martin State Capitals", ''Nature Society News'', June 2006, pg 8. Enid holds the nickname of "Queen Wheat City" and "Wheat Capital" of Oklahoma and the United States for its immense grain storage capacity, and has the third largest grain storage capacity in the world. url http: www.ocgi.okstate.edu shpo nhrpdfs 09000239.pdf title National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination for Enid Terminal Grain Elevators Historic District, #09000239 year 2009 publisher National Park Service

The economy of Enid is diverse, but its foundation is the oil and gas industry and agriculture.

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