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Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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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 National Prison

This sandstone building was erected in 1874 and originally had three stories. The third story was removed in 1925

Tahlequah, OK Historic Buildings

Monument to General Stand Watie

- In Honor of -

General Stand Watie

Tahlequah, OK Monuments

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 John Ross

John Ross 1790-1866

Principal Chief of the Cherokee, 1828 - 1866

Born October 3, 1790 in Turkeytown, Alabama, the son of a one-quarter Cherokee maiden and a Scotsman, John Ross was elected as the first Principal Chief of the Cherokee Indians in 1828

Tahlequah, OK Monuments

Things to do near Tahlequah, OK

Keystone Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Bartlesville Community Center

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation design. Performing arts center, banquet facilities. ...

Historic Rough Rider Monument

Dedicated to Roosevelt's Rough Riders buried at a nearby cemetery, this is the only monument dedicated to the Rough Riders in...

Artwork Displays

Original paintings depicting several of Pawhuska's most famous historical buildings are on display at the the NBC Bank. Vi...