Frank Phillips Mansion, 1107 South Cherokee, Bartlesville, Washington County, OK
1107 South Cherokee, Bartlesville, OK
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS OK-62
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N638).
Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction
National Register Number: 75001576
Significance: When oil baron Frank Phillips built this home, his was a lonely mansion on an oil-soaked prairie. Phillips had the streets around his house paved and streetlights installed. The Greek Revival home was decorated with Filipino mahogany. The grounds were planted in American elms and red cedars. Gracious living was set to begin. As Phillips' bank account grew, so did his trees. On summer evenings the founder of Phillips Petroleum would fling open the french door of the mansion, letting the sound of the cicadas and mockingbirds in the branches of the young trees float into the house and mix with the human voices inside...
Conservation & Restoration
Oklahoma Historical Society
Coleman, Richard S., Delineator
Vinson, Larry, Delineator
Han, Hillary Yue, Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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