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Property Name Oakley High School Stadium
Reference Number 13000150
State Kansas
County Logan
Town Oakley
Street Address 118 West 7th Street, Oakley, Kansas
Multiple Property Submission Name New Deal-Era Resources of Kansas MPS
Status Listed 04/09/2013
Areas of Significance Government, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
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The construction of Oakley High School Stadium was financed through the Works Progress Administration (WPA), and the facility has hosted football games and track meets since its completion in 1939. It is nominated to the National Register of Historic Places for its local significance under Criterion A in the areas of Entertainment/Recreation and Government and Criterion C in the area of Architecture. It is nominated as part of the New Deal-era Resources of Kansas multiple property submission, and is an example of the Social and Recreational property type outlined in the multiple property documentation form.


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