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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 County Historical Museum

Historical information throughout Sequoyah County.

Sallisaw, OK Museums

WPA High School

This 1940 WPA High School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as a community center as a memorial to Argayle Quesenbery.

Sallisaw, OK Historic Schoolhouses

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

14 Flags Museum

14 Flags Museum is housed in the restored cabin, built in 1845, of Judge Franklin Faulkner, a pioneer lawyer of Sequoyah County. The museum contains early-day artifacts from this area. The entire museum complex includes a stretch of several log cabins with historical items on display.

Sallisaw, OK Museums

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

Things to do near Sallisaw, OK

Appalachia Bay ORV Area

Located on Keystone Lake, this 600 acre area is maintained by the Corps of Engineers. Many of the locals refer to this area a...