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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
507 South 4th Street
Enid, OK 73701

Heritage Center Hours
Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Humphrey Heritage Village Hours
Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Research Center
Closed Sunday, Monday, and all state holidays
Seniors (age 62+)$5
(5 and under)
(up to 6 people)
Veterans and Active Military (with ID)Free
Group Rate (10+)$5/person
OHS and CSRHC Members  Free

Use of drones over Oklahoma Historical Society property is not permitted without written approval of the facility director.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

The Heritage Center’s exhibits take visitors on a journey through history from life before the and after the Land Run of 1893, to early settlers, oil and gas, the story of Enid, and Phillips University. A special exhibit gallery features traveling and temporary exhibits. The Heritage Center also offers resources for research. The Research Center includes Enid city directories, newspapers on microfilm, Phillips University yearbooks, and oral histories.

The Sons and Daughters of the Cherokee Strip Pioneers created the original museum in the 1960s. In the 1970s the museum moved to its current location and became a property of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center opened in 2011. For more information, visit the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center’s website at www.csrhc.org.

On-Site Events

COVID-19 Safety Measures

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, occupancy is limited to no more than fifty on the property at one time. Only two visitors are allowed within the historic buildings in the village, and the second floor of the Glidewell House is temporarily closed. Visitors will be admitted in the order of arrival. Groups of more than ten are not being scheduled at this time. Please practice social distancing by staying six feet away from staff and visitors who are not in your party.

To protect our guests and staff, the Oklahoma Historical Society requires face masks in all indoor public areas.

Humphrey Heritage Village

The Heritage Center grounds include the Humphrey Heritage Village, 1893 US land office, 1896 Turkey Creek School, 1902 church, and the 1905 Glidewell house. Today these historical structures are used for living history programs, classes, lunches, and other events.

William Edson Photograph Collection Online

The William Edson Photograph Collection is accessible online through The Gateway to Oklahoma History. This collection contains nearly 400 images depicting Enid and the surrounding community. Edson was a longtime photographer for the Enid News & Eagle.
View the William Edson Photograph Collection