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Historic Mattie Beal Home

1008 SW 5th St, Lawton, OK 73505
+1 580-678-3156
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A thoroughly enjoyable tour

We really enjoyed our visit to this historic home. The home is lovely and has been restored to it's... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Connie K

This tour took me back in time to early luxury of Oklahoma living compared to roughness in most... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Ada, Oklahoma
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1008 SW 5th St, Lawton, OK 73505
+1 580-678-3156
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this historic home. The home is lovely and has been restored to it's original beauty. What made the visit so enjoyable was the commentary given by our tour guide. She was so knowledgeable and so entertaining. When we entered,...More

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This tour took me back in time to early luxury of Oklahoma living compared to roughness in most areas this young woman "Lottery Winner" of 160 Acres won 160 acres and donated much to the new community of Lawton. The home has some original pieces...More

Thank jam1958ada
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very neat old house. Love the history of it and the guide is very knowledgeable and makes it interesting.

Thank donna122007
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have to say disappointed because I went on a Thursday afternoon at 1:30 & the sign says open from 12 to 3 & to call so I did & all i got was an answering machine. Not good business when you advertise you are...More

Thank Cloda D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The docent was delightful and informative. Being able to walk through the rooms instead of looking over a roped off area was a wonderful treat. My 11 year old son even enjoyed the tour and the history of the house and the former inhabitants.

Thank KandC08
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I work at this facility as a docent, and volunteer my time on their board. The home is very well kept and is the heart of the growth of the City of Lawton. Built in early 1900 and carefully restored to the renovated home of...More

1  Thank Donald P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Mattie Beal is an example of a young woman who was not afraid to go after her dreams. I am thankful that the home has been restored and is open for all to enjoy it. Mattie Beal donated some of her land to create a...More

Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The tour guide was wonderful and informative. It was a beautiful home. She pointed out some very interesting architectural features of the home.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

What an interesting history this home has of Mattie Beal's that was built when Oklahoma became a state in 1907. She was a 21-year-old single woman who came from Kansas to enter the land lottery, was the 2nd name drawn out of 160,000 registrants, and...More

4  Thank Charrie S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The home is beautiful. Fully restored and furnished - just so interesting and a sight to behold. Mattie's story is very interesting and something I believe most people would be interested in learning. We were not here for a special event, just sightseeing, but what...More

1  Thank MichaelandKristy
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7 March 2016|
Response from Sherry959 |
Address is: 1008 SW5th St. Lawton Ok.