Main Building

Alva General Hospital was opened in 1932 and used as a hospital until 1972. In 1976, with the help of the Charles Morton Share Trust, it became the new home of the Cherokee Strip Museum.


​Exhibits available in the museum: 

  • Land Run of 1893

  • Miss Oklahoma 1957, Nancy Denner 

  • Dacoma Post Office 

  • Country Store & Kitchen 

  • Military Wing with POW Artifacts 

  • Surgery Wing with Iron Lung 

  • Undertaker Room 

  • Hospital Nursery (used by the Alva General Hospital)

  • Electric Train Display 

  • Indian Room 

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901 14th Street, Alva, Oklahoma, 73717