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02/26/15

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Contact: Kelly Houston
Cherokee Strip Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-336-2405
khouston@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/sites/cherokeestrip

Sewing Exhibit on Display at Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry

Perry, Okla. — The Cherokee Strip Museum is pleased to announce their newest temporary exhibit, “A Stitch in Time.” The sewing exhibit will be displayed from January 2015 through the end of May 2015. It encompasses several areas of the museum and includes a great variety of objects, such as sewing machines, samplers, hand stitched quilts and lace. The items displayed have been selected from the museum’s collection to provide a visual understanding of the importance that sewing had for those people who settled in the Cherokee Outlet.

The Cherokee Strip Museum is located at 2617 W. Fir St. in Perry. The museum is open Tuesday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2.50 for seniors age 62 and older, $1 for children age 6–18 and children 5 and under are free. For more information about the museum, please call 580-336-2405 or visit www.cherokee-strip-museum.org.

The Cherokee Strip Museum is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 31 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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