Tahlequah Area Tourism Council

Tahlequah Area Tourism Council123 E Delaware St
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Phone: 918-456-3742
Fax: 918-456-3751
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The history of the Cherokees is a defining part of Tahlequah, with the first Cherokee explorers arriving in 1809. There are many stories about the naming of Tahlequah, but many believe the name refers to a meeting arranged to select a site for the union of western Cherokees and the newly arrived eastern Cherokees. Due to heavy rain, only two delegates arrived. According to the legend, the decision to settle on the present site came from the phrase Tah-le-ya-quah, meaning two is enough to decide. The Cherokee syllabary on the street signs and storefronts serves as a tangible ...

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  • Facility Amenities: Handicapped Parking

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Monday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Also open Saturday 10am-3pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day.

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Kathryn Young Kelly




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