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Davenport, OK

Route 66 runs on the north side of Davenport, but go into town to see these interesting places. The town is named in honor of the first postmaster, Nettie Davenport.
x1925 Magnolia Oil Storage Tank
E0890 Rd, Davenport, OK. 
The worlds first spherical oil storage tank is north of town. Coming from the east, go straight where the paved road ... read more
xMagnolia Station
8th & Broadway
The late 1920s Magnolia Oil gas station appeared to be abandoned in 2016. The garage appears to be a later ... read more
xWelcome to Davenport Sign
7th & Broadway
On one side shows the Texas gas station and the other side shows the Magnolia station ... read more

x1933 Texaco Gas Station Building
7th & Broadway
This old Texaco gas station and garage was the Early Bird Diner when we went by in 2016 ... read more

Side Trip:
Instead of curving west at the old Texaco station go straight onto Broadway Street and through downtown on the brick road.

xBricks on Broadway
Frisco to 6th on Broadway
Several blocks of Broadway in downtown Davenport are still paved with bricks from the Davenport Brick & ... read more
xDr. Nickells Monument
3rd and Broadway Ave.
This marker honors Dr Nickells for his many years of service to the community ... read more
xFarmers Bank Bldg Murals
224 Broadway Ave.
Murals play a large role in relating the history of towns along Route 66 and these in Davenport provide a ... read more
xRoute 66 & Local History Mural
209 Broadway Ave.
A good part of Davenports history is on display in this mural including a large Route 66 shield ... read more
xDr Nickell Murals
202 Broadway Ave.
These murals and the historic marker down the street illustrate and honor the service of Dr. Nickell to the ... read more
xJessamine Hotel
2nd & Broadway
This is what's left of the old Jessamine Hotel that was built in 1906/7. A large section on the back has been ... read more
x1910 Broadwat Street Scene Mural
2nd & Broadway
This mural protrays the National Guard Unit waiting for a train to take them to summer camp and they and ... read more
xOld Garwooley's Food-N-Fun
1st & Broadway
The style of the building screams "early corner gas station and garage", so I'm guessing that's what it started out as ... read more

Back on 66:
At 1st Ave. turn around and bactrack to the old Texaco at the curve and head west from there on 66.

xDavenport Cemetery
Route 66 & M3490 Rd.
Cemeteries are both places of sorrow and pride and nearly every town has at least one such place of honor for ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.