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Sibley Marker


category : Historic Markers
Major George C. Sibley, Indain agent from Fort Osage, Missouri, was the first white man to view the Salt Flats. He led an expedition to the Flats in the summer of 1811.


Address: located 6 miles East of the U.S. Highway 64 and State Highway 11 intersection, North of Cherokee.

Come visit us in Cherokee, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

First United Methodist/Episcopal Church

The beautiful United Methodist Church of Cherokee was built in 1918

Cherokee, OK Historic Churches

Artesian Well

An ever-flowing "Artesian well" spring is located northeast of Cherokee, Oklahoma, and provides a cool drink for travelers and a "fill-your-own-container" source of water for many homes of the area. In 2003

Cherokee, OK Natural Attractions


Alfalfa County Museum

The Alfalfa County Museum occupies the 1929 National Historic Cherokee Hotel, that to this day is the tallest four story building in Alfalfa County. Currently the museum'

Cherokee, OK Museums

Salt Flats and Selenite Crystals

The salt plains are a unique geological area. Visitors may enjoy viewing the near perfectly flat 11,000-acre barren area with the wafer thin salt crust or dig for the Famous Salt Plains selenite crystals with the hour-glass sand inclusion.

Cherokee, OK Natural Attractions

Things to do Historic Markers near Cherokee, OK

Jones and Plummer Trail Marker

In early 1870s, C.E.(Ed) Jones and Joe Plummer blazed the historic trail which is an important part of Oklahoma Panhandle's r...

Sibley Marker

Major George C. Sibley, Indain agent from Fort Osage, Missouri, was the first white man to view the Salt Flats. He led an exp...

Natural Gas Industry Marker

This granite marker, located on the grounds of Regional Park on Highway 3, explains the history and importance of the Natural...