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Oklahoma City Capitol Building
You immediately get a feeling of what’s important in this part of Oklahoma, when you see the state capitol grounds. Just a few hundred feet away from the rotunda stands an oil derrick. OKC sits atop a rich pool of black gold, Texas tea, so you’ll be seeing a lot of drilling and pumping equipment around town. Even though the Oklahoma State Capitol building dates back to 1919, the dome that sits atop it is just a few years old. During construction of the building, money ran low, and the state couldn’t afford a dome. So, they added a saucer-shaped …