Cherokee County


Cherokee County
County Seat - Tahlequah
Capital of the Cherokee Nation


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The following  buildings, sites, structures, and objects were listed in the National Register of Historic Places as of June 17, 2003 .

The listings are grouped by the name of the city in or near which they are located.

Under the city (or vicinity) name, each entry includes: property name (followed in parentheses by archaeological site number and/or name of MPS, MRA or TR nomination, if any of these designations are applicable); location (unless this information is restricted); date of listing; National Register Criteria Code(s) under which the property was listed; any appropriate HABS, HAER and/or NHL designations; and the National Register Information System (NRIS) assigned number.

Park Hill

Murrell Home-(Also known as Hunter's Home) 4 miles South of Tahlequah, (Photo)
Built in 1845, the restored home belonged to George M. Murrell. Although the house was looted during the Civil War, it was the only building in the community to escape destruction. It is furnished with original pieces.
Open Tue-Sat 9-5, sun 1-5 3 miles south on US 62, then 1 mile east (918) 456-2751

Ross Cemetery, .5 mile South of Jct. of Murrell Road & N4530 Road, 3/7/02 , A,B,d, 02000170.

Park Hill Mission Cemetery



Cherokee Female Seminary, (Also known as Seminary Hall) Northeastern State College campus, 4/5/73 , A, 73001558.

Cherokee National Capitol, 100 South Muskogee Avenue , 10/15/66 , A, NHL, 66000627.

Cherokee National Jail, (Also known as Cherokee National Prison) Choctaw St. & Water Avenue , 6/28/74 , A, 74001656.

Cherokee Supreme Court Building (Also known as Cherokee County School Superintendent's Office) Keetoowah St. & Water Avenue , 6/28/74 , A, 74001657.
French-Parks House
(Also known as French House) 209 West Keetoowah St. , 3/18/85 , C, 85000618.

Illinois Campground
(Added 2004 Site #04001330) (Also known as Site # 34CK136) County Rd DO775, Tahlequah

Indian University of Tahlequah, (Also known as Bacone College) 320 Academy, 7/6/76 , A,a, 76001557.

Dr. Irwin D. Loeser Log Cabin, 121 East Smith St., 11/17/78 , B, HABS, 78002221.

Tahlequah Armory, 100 Water Avenue , 5/20/94 , A,C, 94000488.

Tahlequah Carnegie Library, 120 South College, 6/6/03 , A, 03000516.

Joseph M. Thompson House, 300 South College Avenue , 3/11/93 , A,C, 93000155.

Leonard M. Logan House

Alston-Bedwell House

American Legion Hut

M. E. Franklin House


Tahlequah vicinity:

First Cherokee Female Seminary Site, SE of Tahlequah, 4/30/74 , A, 74001658.


This page was last updated on 07/15/14
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