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July 21, 2022

Contact: Diana Simon
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-336-2405

Family Fun Day at Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry August 6

PERRY, Okla. — Experience Family Fun Day at the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School in Perry on Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free admission day full of cake walks, apple peeling, sack races, rope-making demonstrations, living history gunfights and live banjo music. The Rose Hill schoolmarm will hold short class sessions, a petting zoo will be on-site and a fun photo station will be set up at the jail. The Blacksmith’s Shop will be open to show visitors the tricks of this important trade.

Follow the Cherokee Strip Museum on Facebook to get up-to-date information on events at the site. The Cherokee Strip Museum is located at 2617 West Fir St. in Perry. For more information, please call 580-336-2405.

The Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School is an affiliate 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 and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 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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