Cherokee Nation receives award for historic preservation


Last updated 1/3/2018 at 3:50pm

Cherokee Nation

The Cherokee National Capitol Building is one of the sites that the Cherokee Nation has repaired and restored.

Chicago-The National Trust for Historic Preservation has presented the Trustees Emeritus Award for Excellence in the Stewardship of Historic Sites to the Cherokee Nation.

Cherokee Nation was recognized for their careful stewardship of several properties vital to their history and culture, as well as for their contributions to preserve state-owned resources within the Nation. For example, the 1844 building that housed their National Supreme Court, the 1875 National Prison and the 1869 National Capitol all needed repair and restoration. Cherokee Nation has focused on repairing and returning...

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