Literary Landmark: Territorial Community of Claremore - Lynn Riggs

Claremore, Okla.

Dedicated: 2003

Partners: The Claremore Museum of History and Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)

2003RiggsThe Indian Territory Community Claremore, the birthplace of playwright and poet Lynn Riggs and the setting of Riggs’ ‘Green Grow the Lilacs,’ a play that became the Broadway musical ‘Oklahoma!’ and brought the world Laury, Curly and Aunt Eller, is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.

The landmark was relocated from the Will Rogers Library to the Claremore Museum of History and rededicated on September 7, 2014.


CLAREMORE. (Oklahoma Historical Society website)

Lynn Riggs Literary Landmark rededicated Sep 7, 2014 (The Claremore Daily Progress)