Stratford
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Visit the Stratford, Oklahoma Web Site
See the McGee site for some history on Stratford.  McGee was moved and Stratford was created when the
railroad was built and did not come through the existing town of McGee.

Stratford is famous for it peach groves and there is an annual peach festival held there.

Below are some pictures of the historic downtown area

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Above is the old First National Bank building and a view of the old Stratford water tower.

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The picture on the left shows a small park and memorial to the Ozark Trail which is situated between buildings in
historic downtown Stratford.  On the right you have the Chamber of Commerce as it is on June 15, 2001.

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On the left you have a view the south side of the street looking west and on the right you have the north side of the street looking east.  They have flower pots on the sidewalks along with wrought iron benches for people to sit and rest or pass
the time.

Calton Store
In Stratford, 1930's

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See McGee Cemetery      See Family Photos     See Calton/Griffin Family Letter    

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George Ellison Calton & Son, Will, pictured here in the Calton Store


This submission is dedicated to my Mom, Mary
Irene Cantwell Thompson, and to my Grannie, Mary Ann Griffin Calton
and her husband, George E. Calton, as well as her,
Mary Ann's, father and mother, C.L. Griffin and Margaret Walker Griffin. 

Submitted by  Inis Faye Bloomster

 

 

Photos of Stratford Residents, Garvin County, Oklahoma
Part of the Brumley-Hart Collection
submitted by Claudine McCoy from her Mother's Estate

I am 84 yrs old and I remember only a couple of the
folks, but I do remember Mama and Grandma speaking of many of them. 
My Grandpa W. A. Brumley owned a mercantile store in Stratford.  He and J.R "Bunk" Sanford moved the store from McGee when Stratford was built.


 

Abner Cromer & Wife

Alexander Family

Anderson McCartney & Family

Bill Bynum

Charlie Perry

Dr. Gaddy's Wife & Child

Carl Eeds

Elmer Forest

Emma Finley

George Blevins & Family

George Flick & Family

George Morris & Family

Dr. Haley married Walsie Goodwin

Joe N. Bouyer

Lewis Brothers

Monroe James

Miss Georgia Rippie

Mrs. John Strickland & Addie Mae Strickland

Nannie Walker

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Nina Rotenberry Jackson

Miss Griffin married George Gosnell

Mrs. Luther Watts

 

Gosnell Girl

 

Owner of the Stratford Star & Family

 

Gosnell Girls