Cherokee Family Research Center









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Genealogy Services – Hours of Operation:


WINTER HOURS (Week after Labor Day – Week before Memorial Day)
Tuesday through Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM

SUMMER HOURS (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Monday through Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM

Closed: Sundays, January 1-16,  Labor Day Weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Thanksgiving Day, December 23rd, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and December 26th

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Research admission to the Cherokee Heritage Center includes access to the CFRC and genealogy library.  The admission fee (Adults:  $12, Seniors:  $10 and youth, grades K-12:  $7) also gives the visitor access to the museum exhibits, the Trail of tears exhibit, a guided tour of the Ancient Cherokee Village and a self-guided tour of Adams Corner Rural Village.

Independent Research
You are welcome to visit the Cherokee Family Research Center to utilize our library for your research.  The library hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. Genealogy Book List (PDF)

Staff Research 
(Beginning July 1, 2018): To employ one of only two staff genealogists to do your research for you, the ADDITIONAL fees are:

  • $50 per hour for non-members of the Cherokee National Historical Society
  • $30 per hour for members of the Cherokee National Historical Society

Clink link to download research request:

Information for:
The 16th Annual First Families of the Cherokee Nation Reunion

For more information please contact:

Email Genealogy Dept.

or call 918.456.6007 x6159 and leave a message.
To FAX over Research Forms: 918.456.6165