What fun is a collection if you can’t share it with thousands of guests each year? If you love Oklahoma football, you may never leave.
Brother and sister, Doug and Valerie Kennon already operated a successful bar and restaurant in a Norman, Oklahoma hotel building. It was decorated with Sooner memorabilia from Doug’s collection.
"I’m 41 years old, and I’ve been collecting for 41 years," says Doug. When the hotel itself went up for sale, the siblings bought it, gutted it, filled it with more memorabilia and in 2006 opened a boutique hotel that doesn’t look like a boutique hotel. The Dallas Morning news says the "Sooner Legends Inn and Suites attracts athletes, alumni and families.
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