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November 28, 2022

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

Enjoy Christmas Tea at the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry

PERRY, Okla. — Join the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry for its annual Christmas Tea on Sunday, December 11, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. This year’s theme will be “Country Christmas with a Victorian Twist.” This event coincides with the Tour of Homes in Perry, a time when the museum opens its doors to the public. The museum, the gazebo and Rose Hill School will have festive holiday decorations to set the mood for an old-fashioned Christmas. Historical interpreters dressed in Victorian costumes and third- and fourth-grade carolers will add to the seasonal splendor. Guests can enjoy hot cider, punch and cookies. Participants will also be able to tour the Cherokee Strip Museum to explore the remarkable history of the people and events of the Cherokee Outlet.

This event is free to the general public, and the Cherokee Strip Museum gift shop will be open for a bit of holiday shopping. 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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