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July 25, 2023

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

Cherokee Strip Museum to Host Family Fun Day on August 5

PERRY, Okla. — Experience “Family Fun Day” at the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School in Perry on Saturday, August 5, from 9 a.m.-1 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.

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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