Cherokee museums, historical sites, and travel destinations of interest to people interested in the Cherokee Tribes.
Cherokee Heritage Ceneter
This summer the Cherokee Heritage Center will present "Under the Cherokee Moon," an exciting historical drama the whole family will enjoy. ~Park Hill, Oklahoma
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
The Five Civilized Tribes are so called because they were some of the tribes with the earliest contact dates with Europeans, and many of their members tried to assimulate into the European culture and lifestyle. The Five Civilized tribes are the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw and Choctaw.~Muskogee, Oklahoma
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Online, virtual Cherokee storytellers welcome you and serve as your guides to this interactive museum experience. The real museum is in
Cherokee, North Carolina, home to the Eastern Cherokee Tribe, and houses the most extensive collection of Cherokee artifacts anywhere. They also have a complete replica of a 1760s Cherokee village nearby.~Cherokee, North Carolina
The Cherokee National Museum is part of the Cherokee Heritage Center. It is located three miles south of Tahlequah. The Heritage Center includes the Cherokee National Museum, Tsa-La-Gi Ancient Village, and Adams Corner Rural Village. Tsa-La-Gi Ancient Village is a living history village that recreates the lifestyle of the Cherokees during the 16th century, prior to European contact. Realistic in design, the Village offers guided tours in the summer. Adams Corner Rural Village is a detailed reconstruction of a small crossroads community of 1875 - 1890, in the final years of the old Cherokee Nation.~Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Sequoyah's Birthplace Museum
Web site includes a page displaying the Cherokee syllabary. For travelers between Knoxville and Atlanta who are interested in Cherokee history, the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is only one of the several significant sites along historic U.S. 411.~Vonore, Tennessee
Preserves and exhibits the pre-Civil War cabin of Sequoyah, who developed the Cherokee alphabet.
Directions: Three miles north and seven miles east of Sallisaw on State Hwy. 101.
Admissions: Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 2 to 5 p.m., free. ~Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Tsi'yu-gunsini - Dragging Canoe, Chickamaugas Chief Tsi'yu-gunsini was a war leader who led a dissident band of young Cherokees against the United States in the American Revolutionary War. Dragging Canoe is considered by many to be the most significant leader of the Southeast, and provided a significant role model for the younger Tecumseh, who was a member of a band of Shawnee living with the Chickamaugas and taking part in their wars.