Cherokee Strip Museum, Perry, OK

Through the use of artifacts, photographs and documents this museum traces the history of the Cherokee Outlet and its people. In addition to exhibits detailing the chronological history of life in the Outlet, there are vignettes of a general store, kitchen; music room and offices of early day doctor, D.F. Coldiron; dentist, F.C. Seids; and former governor, Henry S. Johnston. Memorabilia of former governor Henry Bellmon are also exhibited.

Located on five acres of land, the museum complex includes a one room school, outdoor exhibits, implement building and picnic areas.

 Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 Closed: Sunday, Monday, and state holidays and the first two weeks in January.

 The museum is located east of I-35 at 2617 W. Fir in Perry, OK 73077; 405-336-2405

 (The museum has some genealogy materials by surname on file; information regarding the Outlet homesteaders; and a number of local historical interest books for sale.)

Official Site of the Cherokee Strip Museum
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