Frankoma Pottery Company store opens in Glenpool after long hiatus

Frankoma Pottery, a historic company with deep roots along Route 66 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, held its grand opening Saturday in nearby Glenpool, Oklahoma, after years of uncertainty about whether a brick-and-mortar site for the company ever would be revived. According to the Tulsa World, several longtime Frankoma employees were scheduled to attend the event. The … Continue reading Frankoma Pottery Company store opens in Glenpool after long hiatus

Frankoma Pottery to open a store in Oklahoma for the first time in more than a decade

Frankoma Pottery, a fixture along Route 66 near Sapulpa, Oklahoma, for decades until its factory closed in 2010, soon will open a new shop and manufacturing facility in the nearby city of Glenpool. The company stated in a Facebook post last week it was building the facility at 171st Street and U.S. 75 in Glenpool, … Continue reading Frankoma Pottery to open a store in Oklahoma for the first time in more than a decade

New mural in Sapulpa shows several Route 66 sites

A new mural in downtown Sapulpa, Oklahoma, shows historical sites in that town, including several along Route 66. The 1,300-square-foot mural, which was finished earlier this week, stands near Dewey Avenue (aka Route 66) and Main Street. More from the Sapulpa Times: The mural is “a gift to the city” from Joni Rogers-Kante and The … Continue reading New mural in Sapulpa shows several Route 66 sites

Former president of Frankoma Pottery dies

Joniese Frank, the daughter of Frankoma Pottery's founder and president and CEO of the company along Route 66 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, for almost 20 years, died at age 77 on Wednesday, according to the Tulsa World. John Frank established Frankoma Pottery in 1933 in Norman, Oklahoma, before moving it to Sapulpa. She took over as … Continue reading Former president of Frankoma Pottery dies