Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 66000627
Historic Name CHEROKEE NATIONAL CAPITOL
Description of Significance NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK. THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT FOR THE CHEROKEE NATION FROM 1869 UNTIL 1907. AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF THE ITALIANATE STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE, THE BUILDING OCCUPIES AN ENTIRE CITY BLOCK IN DOWNTOWN TAHLEQUAH. FROM THIS BUILDING, THE CHEROKEE NATIONAL COUNCIL GOVERNED A NATION UNTIL IT WAS ABOLISHED IN 1907. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 10/15/66.
Current Name
Address 101 S MUSKOGEE
City TAHLEQUAH
County CHEROKEE
Lot ALL
Block 75
Current Section 33
Township 17N
Range 22E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function GOVERMENT
Current Function GOVERNMENT
Area Signficance 1 ETHNIC HERITAGE: NATIVE AMERICAN
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared
Year Built 1867-1869
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder C.W. GOODLANDER, DESIGNER
Architectural Style ITALIANATE
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details TALL, ROUND ARCHED WINDOWS ON SECOND FLOOR, SEGMENTAL ARCHES ON FIRST. BRACKETED CORNIC.
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N