Cherokee Strip


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Cherokee Strip

or Cherokee Outlet
A plot of land in present-day northern Oklahoma. Purchased from the Cherokee Nation by the United States in 1891, it was opened to settlement in 1893.
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99) began as a Kansas border town to Indian Territory, grew to be a major trade hub and transportation center, and is particularly noted for the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of September 16, 1893.
Faith's Harvest is the story of Mennonites who settled and lived in the Cherokee Strip of Northwest Oklahoma from the great land run of 1893 through the twentieth century.
She took part in the run for the Cherokee strip," he said.