Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Lincoln Terrace Homes Set for Tour

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Lincoln Terrace Homes Set for Tour

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The Harn Homestead and eight Lincoln Terrace homes will be open Dec. 10-11 for the neighborhood's annual home tour. Many of the homes will reflect this year's theme, "A Victorian Christmas 1889-1994."

The homes will be open from 2-7 p.m. each day. The event will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, with a presentation of the Poinsettia Tree at the State Capitol Rotunda and entertainment by the Exultation Bell Choir and the Southeast High School Choir.

The U.S. Grant High School Choir will perform at 2:30 p.m. that day at the Harn Homestead Museum, 313 NE 16th St. Christmas crafts also will be available for children.

The museum is on the remaining 10 acres of an original homestead claim. It was purchased by William and Alice Freemont Harn, who built a Queen Anne-style farmhouse in 1904.

The museum also includes a bungalow-style farmhouse, the Shepherd House, the 1904 Shinn dairy barn, the 1897 Stonypoint Schoolhouse and the 1889er Exhibit Barn.

Lincoln Terrace homes open for touring are: 645 NE 15th St., owned by Terry Black. The home has red, black and green brickwork with a high-pitched roof. Two gables face the street, with a red-painted metal French standing steam porch. Charles B. Cooke had the house built by Campbell-Price in 1932. He lived there until 1944, when William Atkinson purchased it. J.L. Hooper owned the home from 1964 to 1994. 601 NE 18th St., owned by Derek Wilson. This house was built in 1929 for industrialist Louis Macklanburg. From 1962 to 1974 it was used by the Oklahoma Medical Foundation as a child study center. The home then was purchased by Delbert and Vinita Cravens. 715 NE 18th St., owned by Cathy Davis. Built in the 1950s, it is the only home on the block constructed after the 1930s. Dr. Ted Clemens owned the home from 1959 to 1961. Rex Sparger owned the home from 1964 to 1966, when it was purchased by Everett Welborn. 726 NE 18th St., owned by Sandra Daniels. The brick home features arched stucco windows and a second-story arched door with a wrought iron railing over the stone-surrounded entrance. …

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