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Sallisaw, Oklahoma

  • Sequoyah Statue

    Sequoyah StatueSequoyah, the Cherokee soldier and teacher, gained world-wide fame when he devised the Cherokee syllabary. His statue is in the Nation's Capitol as one of Oklahoma's two greatest men. The giant redwoo...
    Sequoyah Statue
  • Outdoor Mural

    Outdoor MuralThis nearly block-long mural illustrates historical events throughout Sequoyah County in a collage of 21 paintings. ...
    Outdoor Mural

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sequoyah

Sequoyah was born in the lower Appalachian region of Tennessee about 1770. His mother was a member of the "Paint Clan" of the Cherokee Nation and his non-Indian father, Nathaniel Gist, left the family when Sequoyah was very young. Sequoyah grew to manhood among his kinsmen, the Cherokees.

Sallisaw, OK Famous People

Overstreet-Kerr Historical Farm

At the Overstreet-Kerr Farm visitors may glimpse life on this working farm as it was in the early 20th century. See the lavishly restored, 1895, antique filled, 14-room pioneer home that is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places

Sallisaw, OK Museums

Sequoyah Statue

Sequoyah, the Cherokee soldier and teacher, gained world-wide fame when he devised the Cherokee syllabary. His statue is in the Nation's Capitol as one of Oklahoma's two greatest men. The giant redwood trees of California are named for him. The statue is located on the grounds of Sequoyah'

Sallisaw, OK Arts

Blue Ribbon Downs

Blue Ribbon Downs is Oklahoma's oldest racing facility and first pari-mutuel race track. Located on 165 acres bordered on the south by I-40 and on the north by Highway 64, is only 20 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas, 101 miles southeast of Tulsa and 159

Sallisaw, OK Race Tracks

Outdoor Mural

This nearly block-long mural illustrates historical events throughout Sequoyah County in a collage of 21 paintings.

Sallisaw, OK Arts

Things to do near Sallisaw, OK

Copan Lake Camping

Washington Cove and Post Oak Parks have class A camping with full facilities. Washington Cove is looked after by Gate Attenda...