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Missouri-Pacific Depot/Library


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Missouri-Pacific Depot/Library The renovated Missouri-Pacific Railroad Station houses Sallisaw's public library, the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library. The exterior of the building remains true to the original structure built over 75 years ago.

Current fiction, non-fiction, children's books, periodicals, technical books and a reference section are available in this popular community library.


Hours: Weekdays, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Address: Cherokee Blvd.

Come visit us in Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sequoyah's Salt Works

Salt was a valuable commodity in the early 1800s. Besides being used as a seasoning, it was also used in food preparation and leather tanning. Salt also served as a medium of exchange in the West.

Sallisaw, OK Ethnic Heritage

Historic Churches

First Presbyterian Church - 1918 Oak and Creek Streets First Baptist Church South Elm and Creek Streets

Sallisaw, OK Historic Churches

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

Shadow Creek Country Club

18 holes, bent grass greens, open to the public. South on Wheeler Street 1.5 miles, veer left at the curve and continue under the interstate.

Sallisaw, OK Golf Courses

Sequoyah's Homesite

The original log cabin home of Sequoyah was built in 1829 and contains many artifacts relative to Sequoyah's remarkable achievements. Sequoyah built this one-room log cabin to serve as his home shortly after his move to what is present day Oklahoma.

Sallisaw, OK Landmarks

Things to do Railroad History near Sallisaw, OK