Cherokee Nation & Oklahoma’s Favorite Son
J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, Claremore, Oklahoma
Cherokee Heritage Center, Tahlequah, OK
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Cherokee Nation & Oklahoma’s Favorite Son

Tour Length: 2 Day, 1 Night
Activity Level: Moderate Level

Experience Claremore, home of the legendary American Cowboy, Will Rogers. You will visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum which includes 12 galleries and highlights the life of Will Rogers. His style of rope tricks entertained audiences all over the world as he began performing in circuses abroad and later on the Vaudeville stages of New York. While in Claremore you will also experience the “Wild West Gun Slingers” at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Enjoy the largest privately-owned gun collections, antique music boxes, musical instruments and steins from around the world. Next we will head to Tahlequah home of the Cherokee Heritage Center. Built on the site of the Cherokee Female Seminary you will experience life as you are guided through the living ancient village. The center also feature’s the Trail of Tears Exhibit, which chronicles the federal government’s forced removal of the Cherokees from their ancestral homelands during the 1830’s. Next, explore the Cherokee National Capitol Building and the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, the oldest standing government building in Oklahoma.

Be Native Tours Claremore map

ITINERARY

DAY ONE

  • Will Rogers Memorial Museum
  • M. Davis Arms and Historical                 Museum
  • Dinner

DAY TWO

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cherokee Heritage Center
  • Adam’s Corner Rural Village
  • Lunch at Ruby’s Café
  • Cherokee National Capital                     Building

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