Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Elias Boudinot

Kulakenna "Buck" Watie, brother of Stand Watie, took the name of his benefactor, Elias Boudinot of New Jersey. After completing his education, Boudinot signed the Treaty of New Echota (Georgia) in 1835 that provided for the removal of t ...

Manard

Site of Manard settlement on bayou menard. Named for Pierre Menard (1766-1844). Menard, an early day fur trader, merchant and member of the Chouteau family, served as the first territorial governor of Illinois. Springs at manard iden ...

Park Hill Press

Established July 1837, Rev. S.A. Worcester, Sput. Over 25 million pages were printed in Indian languages and in English by 1861. Printers and translators where John F. Wheeler, John W. Candy, Edwin Archer, Stephen Foreman. Near site are ...

Riley's Chapel

In 1843, Reverend Thomas Bertholf built Riley's Chapel on a hill south of the Cherokee capital. The first annual Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Church was held at the chapel on October 23, 1844. The building was razed in 186 ...

Tahlequah

Tahlequah was the capital of the Cherokee Nation until statehood and the closing of the Cherokee government. Oklahoma's first newspaper, the Cherokee Advocate, was printed here. The last Cherokee capitol, constructed on the city square ...

The Cherokee Advocate

As a tribute to Oklahoma's first legal newspaper, The Cherokee Advocate, was established in 1844 in a building approximately 100' from the location (of this maker.) The marker was dedicated September 6, 1957 by the Oklahoma P ...

Cherokee County

Cherokee County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Tahlequah, OK 74464

Wikipedia: Cherokee County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Cherokee County was created from the Cherokee Nation's Tahlequah District at the 1906 Constitutional Convention and named for the Cherokee Nation.