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Blackwell is in the Red Carpet Country region of Oklahoma. A Cherokee Outlet land run town from 1893, and regrettably a rather sordid sundown town for a good while after. Its big money-maker, a zinc smelter, would later come back to haunt the town with long-lasting environmental damage.

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Map of Blackwell

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  • 1 Electric Park Pavilion (Top of Oklahoma Historical Museum), 303 S Main St, +1 580 363-0209. With dioramas such as one on a bad tornado outbreak in 1955.






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Routes through Blackwell
Kansas CityWichita  N  S  → Jct W EGuthrieOklahoma City
END ← Jct  N  S  Ponca CityStillwater

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