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The museum is open 10am-5pm 7 Days a week
121 N Weenonah Ave, Claremore, OK 74017

Admission Is Free But Donations Are Welcomed

Our Stories

EARLY EDUCATION AMONG THE CHEROKEES IN ROGERS COUNTY

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time The formal education of the Cherokee people began with the invention of their alphabet by Sequoyah in 1821.  The Bible and newspapers were published in their own language, and illiteracy was practically unknown among the Cherokees.  

How Claremore Came to Be

As published in Legends of America by Kathy Weiser in February, 2013 with additional edits by Ron Warnick, Route 66 News. Claremore got its beginnings when Chief Glahmo led his tribe of Osage Indians from Missouri in 1802. He soon established a fur trading post along

CLAREMORE HISTORY

Telling the History of Claremore…one story at a time This story was first printed June 8, 1938 in the Claremore Progress and again on June 28, 1953 by W.T. Taylor.  W. T. “Bill” Taylor was a pioneer of Cooweescoosee district and a resident in 1880. 

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