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

17091 Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK
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.
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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