Place

Stilwell, Oklahoma - Trail of Tears

Quick Facts
Location:
1 S Hwy 59, Stilwell, Oklahoma 74960
Significance:
When Cherokee detachments arrived in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), each had a designated dispersal or disbandment site. Mrs. Webbers’ plantation was located near present-day Stilwell on what is now New Hope Cemetery. There were five disbandment sites near this site in Stilwell.
MANAGED BY:
Adair County Historical & Genealogical Association

Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits

Stilwell, the county seat of Adair County, Oklahoma is located eight miles west of the Arkansas state line and twenty-three miles east of Tahlequah, capital of the Cherokee Nation.

When Cherokee detachments arrived in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), each had a designated dispersal or disbandment site. Mrs. Webbers’ plantation was located near present-day Stilwell on what is now New Hope Cemetery. There were five disbandment sites.

Stop first at the Old Railroad Depot, which houses the Adair County Historical and Genealogical Association. There is an exhibit outside the depot with directions to the historic disbandment site.

Site Information

Location (1 S Hwy 59, Stilwell, OK 74960)

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Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail

Last updated: November 9, 2022