Babbs Memorial School
—1925 —On Dec. 24, 1924, 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was built here as a memorial and a model to point the way to safer county schools the nation over. The school was discontinued in 1943. Was dismantled and sold.
|Placed By||The Community Welfare and Rainey Mountain Extension Homeowners Clubs and Roosevelt Garden Club|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 494455 N 3868383|
|Decimal Degrees||34.95796667, -99.06073333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 57.478', W 99° 3.644'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 57' 28.68" N, 99° 3' 38.64" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US-183, Hobart OK 73651, US|
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