Lewis Ross/Cherokee Orphan Asylum Springhouse

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Built: 1844 | Abandoned: 1903
Historic Designation: National Register of Historic Places (8/18/1983)
Status: Endangered
Contributor: • Preservation Oklahoma
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The Spring House is one of the oldest extant properties in Oklahoma and is important for its association with Lewis Ross, a prominent Cherokee. The Ross House was destroyed by fire in 1903, but the spring house remained. It was listed on the National Register 8/18/1983.

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