Denniston Park NA

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Denniston Park NA

Historical Information on Denniston Park

On May 27, 1891, Mr. Franklin Thornton purchased 160 acres for a total price of $1.00. On December 17 of that same year, Mr. Thornton sold the land to Mr. Samuel L. & Sarah A. Denniston for $1,600.

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, our current Denniston Park (between Denniston Drive & Drexel Avenue) was a spring-fed public lake with boats and a public beach. On March 23, 1931 Denniston Homestead was incorporated as Denniston Park Edition.

By the 1930s and 1940s lots were being purchased and homes built. One of the homes, 2616 Denniston Drive, was owned by one of the Dennistons' at one point. Mr. & Mrs. Samuel L. Denniston's present home was built in 1934 replaced the original farm house, and is located at 3140 NW 24th Street (between Land & Drexel).

The Fire Station located on NW 23rd Street near Drexel Avenue, was a former site for a poultry barn.

During the 40s and 50s, Taft Stadium High School on May & NW 27th Street was used on weekends for professional sports car racing for Oklahoma City.


About our association

DP Neighborhood Association

Joining Denniston Park Neighborhood Association will provide you with a variety of benefits only neighborhood associations can provide:

* Increased Safety

* A powerful Voice in getting City Services

* A way to improve your area and property values

* An avenue for Leadership Development

* A way for you to control the Destiny of your

* Possible Business contacts

* Personal Growth

* A sense of Accomplishment

* Civic Pride

* A feeling of Community Belonging

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Opportunities For Involvement

Denniston Park Neighbhorhood Association has several areas of involvement. Many friendships have been formed from neighbors getting involved in various committees. Some of these committees are block captains, park committee, traffic committee, sound barrier wall committee, newsletter committee and recycle committee. If you find a committee you might be interested in, please click on the below link to obtain more information. If a committee link is currently unavailable, please e-mail the webmaster and they will forward your e-mail to the appropriate contact.


Block Captain Committee

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