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Sibley Marker


category : Historic Markers
Major George C. Sibley, Indain agent from Fort Osage, Missouri, was the first white man to view the Salt Flats. He led an expedition to the Flats in the summer of 1811.


Address: located 6 miles East of the U.S. Highway 64 and State Highway 11 intersection, North of Cherokee.

Come visit us in Cherokee, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Alfalfa County Museum

The Alfalfa County Museum occupies the 1929 National Historic Cherokee Hotel, that to this day is the tallest four story building in Alfalfa County. Currently the museum'

Cherokee, OK Museums


Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge

Salt Plains was established in 1930 "as a refuge and breeding ground for birds." It provides habitat for approximately 300 species of birds and 30 species of mammals. The 32,030 acres is divided into almost equal parts of nonvegetated salt flat, open water, and vegetated land (

Cherokee, OK Wildlife Refuges

Salt Flats and Selenite Crystals

The salt plains are a unique geological area. Visitors may enjoy viewing the near perfectly flat 11,000-acre barren area with the wafer thin salt crust or dig for the Famous Salt Plains selenite crystals with the hour-glass sand inclusion.

Cherokee, OK Natural Attractions

First United Methodist/Episcopal Church

The beautiful United Methodist Church of Cherokee was built in 1918

Cherokee, OK Historic Churches

Things to do Historic Markers near Cherokee, OK

Sibley Marker

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