The Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum was founded in 1966 to honor those who participated in the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of September 16, 1893 as well as preserve the history of the area.
Experience the history of the Cherokee Strip Land Rush, early Arkansas City, South Central Kansas, and North Central Oklahoma. Learn about the cultures that lived in the area. Visit the Bland School House. Relive life on a prairie farm as you visit the Bill Baird Memorial Pioneer Farm and Garden.
While here take in our exhibits and the Cowley County Genealogy Library where you can learn about those who made the land rush in 1893, early pioneers, and much more.
We are located on US Highway 77, south of the Arkansas River, 1.6 miles south of US 166 (Madison and Summit Street intersection). Come see us today!