Marland’s Grand Home booklet available

Ponca City Now - July 10, 2015 12:19 pm

New at Marland’s Grand Home is the booklet, “Marland’s Grand Home, Where the Twenties Roar,” a look into the E.W. Marland family’s life and times at the home.

The booklet includes stories and many photos of the Marland family and the Marland Oil Company in the 1920s.

During this decade of prosperity, both in Ponca City and the nation, E.W. Marland was building his successful oil business, Marland Oil, becoming one of the richest men in the United Sates while also building up the community of Ponca City.

Marland stated that as he built himself up, he wanted to also build those up around him. He paid not only a living wage, but a saving wage.

The booklet sells for $5 and can be purchased at the site.

Visit Marland’s Grand Home at 1000 E. Grand Avenue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission for adults is $3 and children $1. Ponca City residents are admitted free.

See the web site at http://www.marlandgrandhome.com/ for more information on Marland’s Grand Home.

 

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