Sequoyah's Cabin

Sequoyah's Cabin was the home during 1829-1844 of the Cherokee Indian, Sequoyah (also known as George Gist), who created a written language for the Cherokee Nation. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.

It is located on State Highway 101, 7 miles (11 km) east of U.S. Highway 59 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma.

The house is maintained by the Oklahoma Historical Society as a historic house museum, and is furnished to appear as it might have when Sequoyah lived there. There are relics and documents associated with his life.

The one-room frontier cabin is made of hewn logs with a stone chimney and fireplace. The actual cabin is located inside a stone memorial building built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936, and is surrounded by a 10-acre (40,000 m2) park. There is a bronze statue of Sequoyah outside.

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