Located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Frank Phillips Historic Home is a wedding venue set in an elegant 20th-century home. Originally a family home, now its well-maintained structure and timeless decor offers couples a fascinating place to celebrate the beginning of their new lives together. With both indoor and outdoor spaces, this venue echoes a piece of America’s rich past and adds a distinct historical character to special wedding celebrations.
Facilities and Capacity
Over the years, multiple renovations and refurbishments have taken place at Frank Phillips Historic Home in order to better showcase its regal historic charm. With each development, its interior design has remained true to the building’s original concept. Various decorations and furnishings around the home have been preserved from the early 1900s. On the main floor resides a classic library, dining room, kitchen, and several lounge areas. The rest of the home boasts traditional rooms that harken back to the days of the property’s original owners, the Phillips family. Authentic vintage decor, chandelier lighting, wood-paneled walls, and elegant carpeting characterizes the house’s interior spaces. Couples are invited to host small-scale wedding events inside the home for gatherings of up to 20 guests. Outside, open-air wedding celebrations can be held on green lawns, on the steps of the home, in the Gardener’s Cottage, or in a gazebo. Get-ready suites allow couples and their special guests to prepare for the special day in comfort and privacy. Designated pet-friendly areas, on-site parking, and wheelchair-accessible facilities are other notable features of Frank Phillips Historic Home.
The staff at this venue are enthusiastic about sharing the property’s historical intrigue with its visitors. Aside from ceremonies and receptions, Franks Phillips Home is available to accommodate engagement parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, and elopements. Various event rentals including tables, chairs, and restroom amenities are available at each couple’s convenience. On-location WiFi ensures that all wedding guests stay connected throughout the events of the day.
Bartlesville is the location of Oklahoma’s initial oil well. In the days dating back to 1897, interested industrialists and oil barons flowed into the area, effectively settling the city. Frank Phillips arrived in Bartlesville in 1903 with intentions to appraise the flourishing oil sector for potential opportunities. In his time there he experienced triumphs and struggles but facilitated 81 oil wells which contributed to the country’s oil-centered economy. The final construction of the house finished in 1909 and became a family home, but also a hub for social gatherings and corporate exchanges.
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