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Cherokee Strip Museum


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Cherokee Strip Museum Through the use of artifacts, photographs, and documents the museum traces the history of the Cherokee Outlet and its people.

In addition to exhibits detailing the chronological history of life in the Outlet, there are vignettes of a *General Store, * Kitchen, * Music Room, and offices of early day: *Doctor, D.F. Coldiron, *Dentist, F.C. Seids, and former *Governor, Henry S. Johnston. Memorabilia of former governor Henry Bellmon are also exhibited.

Located on five acres of land, the museum complex includes a one room school, outdoor exhibits, implement building and picnic areas.


Admission: Admission is Free
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, and State Holidays
Address: 2617 West Fir, East of I-35
Phone: 580-336-2405
Our Email: csmuseum@perryisp.net
Our Website:www.cherokee-strip-museum.org

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