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Park Hill in Cherokee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Park Hill

 
 
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By Michael Manning, April 20, 2011
1. Park Hill Marker
Inscription. Center of Cherokee culture was one mile east on Park Hill Creek; Home of Chief John Ross, Samuel Austin Worcester, Elias Boudinot, other pioneers and The Mission Press which printed millions of pages for the benefit of the Cherokee people nearly a century ago. A mile north of Park Hill was the Cherokee Female Seminary and about three miles northwest, the Cherokee Male Seminary. They left their impress on Oklahoma history.
 
Erected 1940 by National Society of the Colonial Dames of Oklahoma.
 
Location. 35° 51.792′ N, 94° 58.574′ W. Marker is in Park Hill, Oklahoma, in Cherokee County. Marker is on South Muskogee Avenue (U.S. 62) 0.1 miles north of Crestwood Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in a pull-off on the east side of Oklahoma Route 10 south of Tahlequah. Marker is in this post office area: Tahlequah OK 74464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riley's Chapel (here, next to this marker); Park Hill Press (a few steps from this marker); Trail of Tears (approx. 1.2 miles away); Manard (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Official site of the Cherokee Nation. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Cherokee Heritage Center. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. Park Hill, Oklahoma. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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