Odd Fellows Widows & Orphans Home – Checotah

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Built: 1902 | Abandoned: 1996
Historic Designation: National Register of Historic Places (June 14, 2001)
Status: Saved
Contributor: • AbandonedOK.com
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Dating from early 18th century England. the Odd Fellows charitable work was aimed at helping the poor Members of the Checotah Lodge #20 gained permission to begin construction of the Odd Fellows Home in 1900, with Oklahoma architect Joseph Foucart Closed in 1981, the orphanage has been home to over 900 residents Although a new use has been found, the property is in need of attention.

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