Sequoyah's Cabin

OK 101, in Sequoyah's Cabin State Park, Akins, Oklahoma

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Description 

This is a frontier house of logs, occupied (1829-44) by Sequoyah (George Gist), the teacher who in 1821 invented a syllabary which made it possible to write and read the Cherokee language. The giant California sequoia trees are named for him. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 21, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000634
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Education
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1829
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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