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Monument to General Stand Watie

- In Honor of -

General Stand Watie

General Stand Watie - only full blood Indian Brigadier General in the Confederate Army. This brave Cherokee with his heroic regiment rendered inestimable services to the Confederate Cause of Indian Territory.

Born in Georgia, December 12, 1806, died in Cherokee Nation, September 9, 1871

- A tribute to his memory by the Oklahoma Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.

"Lest We Forget"


Address: Cherokee Square surrounding the Capitol Building.

Come visit us in Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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Old Cherokee Capitol Building

The Cherokee Council first met in 1839

Tahlequah, OK Ethnic Heritage

Memorial to the Confederate Dead

Erected in 1913 by the Colonial William Penn Adair Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy.

Tahlequah, OK Memorials

Monument to General Stand Watie

- In Honor of -

General Stand Watie

Tahlequah, OK Monuments

The First Telephone

Here in September, 1885, the first telephone in Oklahoma was connected for service. It was the first telephone in the Mississippi Valley west of St. Louis. The company was organized by a group of Cherokees, namely, D.W. Lipe, L.B. Bell, R.M. Wolfe, J.S. Stapler, J.B. Stapler, and E.D. Hicks.

Tahlequah, OK Markers

Cherokee Supreme Court Building

This structure was built in 1845 by James S. Pierce to house the Cherokee National Supreme Court. The supreme and district court both held sessions here for some time. The "Cherokee Advocate" was also printed in this building for several years after the original Advocate building burned. About 1875

Tahlequah, OK Ethnic Heritage

Things to do Monuments near Tahlequah, OK

Cherokee Square Monuments

Several monuments of interest have been erected on Cherokee Square surrounding the Capitol Building.