Cherokee National Museum

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21192 South Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK, USA

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Cherokee National Museum Oct 11, 2008
The Cherokee National Museum, which is run by the Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc. includes the Tsa La Gi Ancient Village. The village has guided tours to show how they lived in the early days. The Indian tour guide, dressed in garb of the day, explains how they lived, the size of the house, and how the women had larger and nicer homes than the men. Also how they made their boats, bowls, and baskets. Even some of the weapons and blow guns was shown and displayed. And near the end of the tour our tour guide showed a ball and basket stick game they played. The museum itself has a permanent “Trail of Tears” exhibit that covers a large area, and while we were there they also had an art exhibit of some wonderful pieces of art, and crafts. There is also a genealogy department open during the week and available both on-line and by telephone. Within a very short drive is the Murrell Home begun in 1844, the home to one of George and Minerva Murrell, a neice of John Ross, a very important Cherokee Chief and leader. This large Antebellum home is one of a very few left on Cherokee land.
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A small mens house.
A much larger womens house.
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Cherokee Indian history and heritage May 11, 2008
My wife’s family includes Cherokee Indian heritage. So on our trip we wanted to learn a little bit more about them. We found this wonderful site, the Cherokee National Museum. Run by the Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc. it includes the Tsa La Gi Ancient Village which has guided tours showing how they lived in the early days. There has a permanent “Trail of Tear” exhibit, and while we were there a wonderful art exhibit. Also they offer a genealogy department open during the week and available both on-line and by telephone. Within a couple of miles there is also the Murrell Home begun in 1844. It was home to one of George and Minerva Murrell, she was the niece of John Ross, a Cherokee Chief and leader. It is one of the few Antebellum homes left on Cherokee land. One tip for visitors to the area, this could easily take you three to four hours, so give it plenty of time.
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Nice review
Posted on: Feb 07, 2009

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