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Address: 405 NW 15th St, NW 15th & Hudson Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73103-3503
Phone Number: +1 405-525-5325
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Palatial turn-of-the-century home.

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Mansion on the Hill

A beautiful mansion rich in Oklahoma territory history as well as Oklahoma City developmental history to statehood. Henry Overholser the builder / owner became known as the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful mansion rich in Oklahoma territory history as well as Oklahoma City developmental history to statehood. Henry Overholser the builder / owner became known as the father of Oklahoma City. Elegant home, furnishings and a carriage house.

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Raleigh N C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The docent/caretaker said very few people come which is a shame because they're really losing out. I have been to more than 40 houses built between the 1800's and 1940's. And it is the first time I have ever been on the third floor/servants quarters. The house was built in 1903 and is 12,000 ft.² of originality. She gives tours... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The first mansion built in Oklahoma City in 1903. Henry was known as the father of Oklahoma City as he build much in the town. Henry also had much to do in Wisconsin and other states. The interesting thing is that only 4 families lived in the house over the years. The last one son-in-law who sold the mansion to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a very comprehensive tour given by a lady who is the "caretaker" of this lovely historic home. She is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all questions. Unlike many historical homes, this home houses all original furnishings which were donated intact by the last family owner. It is a true picture of how this influential Oklahoma family... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The private tour in the best. It is also important to drive around the neighborhood and see all the other old houses.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

My sister and I were passing through Oklahoma City and we decided to visit the Overholser Mansion. The mansion belonged to a man who is touted to be the "Father of Oklahoma City" and is known to be the first mansion in Oklahoma City. It's located in a beautiful neighborhood with other historic, though privately owned, homes in the area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The historic Overholser Mansion, in a residential area in Oklahoma City, should appeal to anyone who enjoys tours of classic older homes. The family were not into art or expensive trinkets, but they had a beautiful home and made it their own, and the family's history and the history of the era are well-preserved here. The Mansion is three stories,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great tour with Lisa. She was truly knowledgeable and passionate about this place. A lot of original furniture and decor, worth some great history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Went with my boyfriend's mother for some historical appreciation and amateur ghost hunting. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and I can't wait to take my boyfriend when he comes back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We recently toured the Overholser Mansion. Our guide had a wealth of knowledge about not only the history of the house and its occupants/owners, but of Oklahoma in general. The house has had only four occupants in its history, and it is almost totally as it was in 1903, furnishings included. It was a great tour.

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