Cherokee County Historical Museum & Trails of Tears Interpretive Center
The citizens of Cherokee County are proud of their history and their ancestors. The museum presents a massive collection of Native-American artifacts, pottery, baskets, and a historical-based Cherokee reproduction dwelling from the 1830's. Pioneer implements, antique dolls, quilts, clothing, juewelry, tools, money, minerals, antique guns, Veterans display, photographs and much more.
The museum is housed in the former Murphy Carnegie Library the opened in 1922 with its own rich history. Large exhibits showcasing Native American pottery, tools, arrowheads, and history about the ''Trail of Tears'' makes this a must see stop for visitors wishing to understand the history of this region.
Gifts and historical books are available for purchase.