The city of Anadarko is named for the Nadaco tribe (now a part of the Caddo affiliated tribes). In the Caddo language, Nadaco means "bumblebee place". Local rock/brick mason, Jesse Lonewolf built the fountain to resemble a bumblebee hive.
It's always about the details. Notice our town mascot, the majestic buffalo are not only seen throughout the town, but are even featured on our lamp posts.
As you are leaving the museum, take a moment to look at the Howling Wolf Pair. This sculpture is 6.5 feet tall. It was donated to the Hall of Fame by the world-renowned sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington.
World-renowned sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington, who world famous for her sculptures of animals. She was born March 10, 1876 in Cambridge, Mass., and died Oct. 4, 1973 in Redding, Conn.
One of the most prolific American artists of the 20th century, in 1927 she erected an equestrian statue of El Cid in Seville, Spain. She donated the Howling Wolf Pair to the Hall of Fame in June 1962.
This Mother Bear and her cubs is a wonderful likeness created by world-renowned sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington. This sculpture stands 6.5 feet tall. It was donated to the Hall of Fame by the world-renowned sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington. She donated the Bear and Cubs to the Hall of Fame in June 1962.
Throughout the grounds, you will find decorative benches that allow you to stop, rest and reflect on what you've seen. We are grateful to the City of Anadarko, the Chickasaw Nation, the Cherokee Nation, the Delaware Nation, and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Choctaw Nation, and Wichita and Affiliated Tribes for their generous contributions.