Cherokee Cowboy

  • Will was born in Indian Territory in November 4, 1879.

  • He was about a quarter Cherokee.

  • He came from a prosperous family and prominent Cherokee family.

  • While naturally curious and intelligent, he wasn't a good student; he attended six different schools from age 7 to 18.

  • He learned his love of cowboying from the ranch hands on his father's ranch, including roping from Cherokee freedman Dan Walker.

Call Us: 1-918-341-0719   /   email - wrinfo@willrogers.com 

 

Memorial Museum - 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017

Birthplace Ranch - 9501 E. 380 Rd, Oologah, OK 74053

 

Hours: 10am - 5pm Daily (March 1-November 10)

Seasonal Hours (November 11 - February 28): 10am - 5pm - closed Monday, Tuesday, Thanksgiving and Christmas

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