Patti Page Itinerary
“The Singin’ Rage, Miss Patti Page” hit the Tulsa radio waves when she was just a teen. Start your journey on Patti Page Boulevard in her hometown of Claremore then travel to Tulsa to see where the charming star spent her youth. Visit the house Page built for her parents after becoming famous before viewing the singer’s childhood home. Stop by the high school where she went to watch football games, then catch a concert at one of the star’s favorite music venues.
Stop 1: Patti Page Boulevard
Patti Page’s hometown honored her by renaming a section of E 2nd Street in Claremore Patti Page Boulevard. Patti once said, “You know I have been honored all over the world for my singing. I was always surprised when anyone honored me with some award or acknowledgment. But it wasn’t until the first time I was honored by my home state in 1969 when a street was named after me in Claremore that I was overcome with pure joy!”
Stop 2: The Campbell Hotel
This luxury, boutique hotel honors Patti Page with a room completely dedicated to the award-winning singer. The décor is themed after her single “Mockin’ Bird Hill” and is bathed in relaxing shades of blue and yellow.
Stop 3: KTUL Radio
Patti Page started her professional singing career on KTUL, a local radio station in Tulsa that broadcasted from the top floor of the National Bank building. Patti famously landed her first gig there after one of the lead singers came down with laryngitis, creating the perfect opportunity for Patti to step in and become a star. While KTUL is no longer there, you can still snap a photo of the beautiful National Bank building, the first modern high-rise built in Tulsa.
Stop 4: Brady Theater
One of her favorite venues to perform at in Oklahoma, Patti Page enjoyed coming back to Oklahoma to sing at the Brady Theater whenever she could.
Stop 5: Daniel Webster High School
Patti Page graduated from Daniel Webster High School in Tulsa in 1945. During her high school years, she sang on KTUL radio and would often attend the school’s football games when she had time off from the radio station.
Stop 6: Clinton Junior High
When she was a teenager in the late 1930s and early 40s, Patti Page attended Clinton Junior High in Tulsa.
Stop 7: Patti Page's Parents' House
As a gift to her parents after becoming famous, Patti Page paid for a family house to be constructed in 1953. Her parents lived there until 1964.
Stop 8: Childhood Home
Patti Page lived in this Tulsa home from 1948 to 1953.