Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 4001337
Historic Name CHEROKEE FRIENDS CHURCH
Description of Significance THE CHEROKEE FRIENDS CHURCH IS THE BEST EXAMPLE OF CRAFTSMAN STYLE ARCHITECTURE AS APPLIED TO A RELIGIOUS BUILDING IN ALFALFA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. THE CHURCH, CONSTRUCTED IN 1919-1920 IS VISUALLY DISTINCTIVE AMONG THE RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS OF THE COUNTY. THE WIDE EAVES, KNEE BRACES, DISTINCTIVE FOOTPRINT, AND INTERIOR FINISHES REFLECT THE HONESTY AND SIMPLICITY OF DESIGN THAT ARE HALLMARKS OF THE CRAFTSMAN STYLE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 12/6/2004.
Current Name CHEROKEE MONTHLY MEETING, SOCIETY OF FRIENDS
Address 120 S PENNSYLVANIA
City CHEROKEE
County ALFALFA
Lot 19-22
Block 19, ORIGINAL TOWNSITE
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function RELIGION: RELIGIOUS FACILITY
Current Function SOCIAL: CIVIC; WORK IN PROGRESS
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 8/1/2004
Year Built 1919
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder SMITH, EDWARD - BUILDER
Architectural Style CRAFTSMAN
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK; ASBESTOS
Window Material WOOD
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details
Condition
Comments GOOD
Restricted N