Halliburton, a company founded in Duncan in 1919, has maintained a strong presence in Oklahoma since its formation. In that time, it has kept strong ties with Tulsa. Those ties became tighter last week, when Halliburton made a $10 million donation to Gathering Place.
Halliburton’s generous gift will sponsor the King Post Bridge in the 66.5-acre Phase I of the park. The gift is among the most generous from Gathering Place’s private benefactors.
The park, along Riverside Drive, is a project of the George Kaiser Family Foundation. A second phase is also scheduled to bring the park to a total of about 100 acres. GKFF has given $200 million in land and money to the park. At least 70 donors have made significant donations to the construction of the park.
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