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Recently during the latter part of 2010, 101 Ranch OTA Vice President Al Ritter was asked to service as a tour guide for the Ponca City Main Street organization (www.poncacitymainstreet.com) and assist with touring visitors during the annual Ponca City, OK Tour of Historic Homes. Representing the 101 Ranch Old Timers group, he was asked to enlist two additional members and they were assigned the responsibity of the 101 Ranch Room along with the Native American Artifacts exhibit and E. W. Marland's indoor swimming pool within E. W.'s first mansion known today as Marland's Grand Home. VP Ritter is seen with two visitors during the tour of 101 Ranch Room.
101 Ranch Director James Hopkins providing information on 101 Ranch images found in the Grand Home's lower level.
James Hopkins directs two visitors to former Oklahoma Governor E. W. Marland' ornate indoor swimming pool completed in 1916. It holds the distinction of being Oklahoma's first indoor swimming and is adjacent to the 101 Ranch museum room also on the lower level. Earlier, the 101 Ranch Old Timers where hired by the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce Tourism office to speak and tour a group of Docents from the National Cowboy Western Heritage Musuem located in Oklahoma City through the 101 Ranch exhibits in the Grand Home.