Sequoyah's Cabin

Sequoyah's Cabin

Sequoyah is known for developing a written syllabary for the Cherokee language. In 1828 he joined a delegation sent to Washington by the Arkansas Cherokee to make a treaty to exchange their lands for lands in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The cabin is a typical one-room frontier home of hewn logs with stone chimney and fireplace. It is enclosed in a stone shelter, which features relics and documents associated with Sequoyah's life. Near the shelter stands a relocated log structure, dating from 1855, that once adjoined the cabin.