Tahlequah, Oklahoma: Sequoyah's Quill of Knowledge

A bronze statue of Sequoyah extends a quill to passersby, challenging them to create their own alphabet, or something similarly brilliant.

Sequoyah High School

Address:
17091 Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK
Directions:
Sequoyah High School. South edge of town, on the east side of US-62/Muskogee Ave. Turn at the traffic light just south of the water tower. Once past the school entry gates you'll see some flagpoles on the left; the statue is just behind them.
Hours:
May be gated after school hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sequoyah Offers a Quill.

Sequoyah Offers a Quill

A bronze statue of the Cherokee hero at the high school named for him. He stands out front, offering a quill to the students who pass by. Bonus statue of early Native American lacrosse players behind the school, near the water tower.

[Gan Nunnally, 08/10/2020]

"Take this quill if you think inventing your own alphabet is easy. Hah!"


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