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Cherokee County Historical Museum

Located in North Carolina
Ages All Ages Welcome and up

Reflects the life of the Cherokee Indian during the time of the Cherokee nation and the removal along the Trail of Tears to Oklahoma with intrepretative center. Depicts the early life of the white man in Cherokee County. Doll collection.

Featuring history of Cherokee County, the Museum has more than 2000 authentic artifacts of the Cherokee Indians on display including the following items:

  • Arrowheads
  • Pottery
  • Pipes
  • Game stones
  • Bowls
  • Axes
  • Celts
  • Houseware items
  • Tools from early settlers.

Along with a mineral collection we have the following items in abundance:

  • Fairy crosses
  • Marble (Staurolite)
  • Mica
  • Talc
  • Rubies
  • Amethyst
  • Quartz crystal

The museum reflects the life of the Cherokee Indian during the time of the Cherokee Nation before their removal along the "Trail of Tears" to Oklahoma.

Also featured is a collection of more than 800 dolls, the oldest doll dating back around 1865. The following dolls are in our collection:

  • Princess Diana
  • Princess Grace
  • John Wayne
  • Shirley Temple
  • Fred Astaire
  • Scarlet O'Hara
  • Dolly Parton
  • Elvis Presley
  • and many more

LOCATED Less than 5 miles from our cabins Hiwassee River Buffalo RidgeHiwassee River SanctuaryHiwassee River Run



87 Peachtree St. 
Murphy, NC 28906