Jimmy Webb Itinerary

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A bright star in the songwriting world, Jimmy Webb grew up fishing, camping and swimming in his native Oklahoma. This road trip takes you to some of the same campsites and swim beaches Webb enjoyed as a kid before guiding you to Oklahoma City where you can visit one of his favorite local music venues. Tour the capitol building he helped unveil with a live performance, and settle in for an authentic cowboy meal at one of Webb’s favorite steakhouses.

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Laverne
605 Jane Jayroe Blvd
Laverne, OK

Stop 1: Laverne High School

Jimmy Webb spent his teenage years at Laverne High School where he completed ninth and tenth grade before his family moved to California during his junior year. During this time, he played piano at his father’s church and famously wrote songs for Jane Jayroe, former Miss America in 1967, who was also from Laverne.

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Watonga
3236 S Highway 8A
Watonga, OK

Stop 2: Roman Nose State Park

When Jimmy Webb was young, he would travel to Roman Nose State Park with his parents for day trips and picnics. Visit the park to enjoy beautiful scenery and recreational activities in one of Oklahoma’s original state parks.

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Oklahoma City
2805 N McKinley Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 3: The Blue Door

The Blue Door is one of Jimmy Webb’s favorite places to play in Oklahoma City. He says, “I return to the Blue Door…because I admire so much [the owner’s] efforts to keep live music going in Oklahoma.”

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2300 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 4: Oklahoma State Capitol

On November 16, 2002, Jimmy Webb helped celebrate the dedication and unveiling of the highly anticipated Oklahoma State Capitol dome with a live performance. The state capitol building is known for its public art displays and The Guardian, a massive statue of a Native American perched on top of the dome.

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1 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 5: Skirvin Tower

Jimmy Webb loves Oklahoma City and refers to the Skirvin Tower as “one of the great Art Deco buildings in America.” The historic Skirvin Hotel, known for its elegant façade and rich history, has hosted everyone from oil barons to Presidents.

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E of Downtown
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 6: Bricktown

One of downtown Oklahoma City’s main attractions, the Bricktown Entertainment District features top-notch restaurants as well as plenty of entertainment, shopping and nightlife hot spots. Jimmy Webb considers it one of the highlights of downtown OKC and a place that travelers should visit.

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1309 S Agnew Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 7: Cattlemen's

Cattlemen’s is one of Jimmy Webb’s favorite restaurants in Oklahoma. He recalls going to Historic Stockyards City on special occasions and still enjoys visiting this steakhouse for a hearty cowboy meal.

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2601 S Villa Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 8: Jackson Junior High

Jimmy Webb attended Jackson Jr. High in Oklahoma City during seventh and eighth grade.

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3101 SW 24th St
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 9: Rockwood Elementary School

After his family moved to Oklahoma City following his fifth grade year, Jimmy Webb finished elementary school at Rockwood Elementary.

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Davis
6714 Oklahoma 77D
Davis, OK

Stop 10: Falls Creek Baptist Camp

When Jimmy Webb was younger, he traveled with his parents to Falls Creek Baptist Camp in Davis.

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Medicine Park
Near the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
Medicine Park, OK

Stop 11: Medicine Park

The quaint resort town of Medicine Park was a vacation destination for Jimmy Webb and his family. They would pitch a tent and camp out for a few days while enjoying swimming and water skiing.

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Lone Wolf
43393 Scissortail Rd
Lone Wolf, OK

Stop 12: Lake Altus-Lugert at Quartz Mountain Nature Park

During his childhood, Jimmy Webb spent time at a Baptist camp located near Lake Altus-Lugert and Quartz Mountain Nature Park. Today, visitors can enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, bird watching and more within this southwest Oklahoma recreation hot spot.

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