Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 70000530
Historic Name MURRELL HOME
Description of Significance NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK. CONSTRUCTED C. 1845 FOR GEORGE MURREL AND HIS WIFE, MINERVA ROSS MURRELL, THIS FEDERAL STYLE HOUSE WAS NAMED HUNTERS HOME BY MURRELL, A WHITE MAN FROM VIRGINIA WHO HAD MARRIED INTO THE POWERFUL ROSS FAMILY OF THE CHEROKEE NATION. IT IS ONE OF THE FEW ANTEBELLUM HOUSES TO SURVIVE THE CIVIL WAR. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER6/22/70.
Current Name
Address 19479 EAST MURRELL HOME ROAD
City PARK HILL
County CHEROKEE
Lot
Block
Current Section N/2 SECTION 22
Township 16 N
Range 22 E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING
Current Function MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 ETHNIC HISTORY: NATIVE AMERICAN
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared APRIL, 1970
Year Built 1843-1844
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNWON
Architectural Style FEDERAL STYLE/I-HOUSE
Roof Material WOOD
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details TWO STORY GABLED PORTICO; SANDSTONE FOUNDATION; FANLIGHT OVER ENTRY
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N