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January 13, 2023

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

New Exhibit at Cherokee Strip Museum Focuses on the Many Uses of Wheels

PERRY, Okla. — A new exhibit that opens Tuesday, January 17, at the Cherokee Strip Museum (CSM) in Perry will focus on the many uses of wheels.

The exhibit will include a spinning wheel from the 1800s, four wheels of a Studebaker “Junior” wagon from the early 1900s and a vintage chrome Firestone pilot bicycle belonging to Perry’s record-setting track athlete Steve Kime. Every wheel of every type will be on display through Friday, June 30.

The Cherokee Strip Museum is located at 2617 W. Fir St. in Perry. For more information about activities and exhibits at the museum, please call 580-336-2405.

The Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society, operated in partnership with the Cherokee Strip 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.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School are available upon request.

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