Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House

106 W 6th St
Okmulgee, OK 74447
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The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House in Okmulgee was originally constructed as a log cabin capitol in 1878 and quickly became the center of the community.  After being destroyed in a fire in 1878, it was rebuilt as a stone structure.

History comes to life as you visit the Creek Council House: The various rooms were reserved for the branches of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation government.  The Creek Nation developed a bicameral legislative system, similar to the United States, and the Council House was used for meetings of the legislative branch, House of Kings and House of Warriors.  From the stone walls to the preserved floors, this monument of history remains standing for visitors from all over to admire.

The Council House was designated as a National Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, both in the 1960s.  The Muscogee (Creek) Nation regained ownership of the building just recently in 2010 after the building was removed from the tribe's possession by the U.S. Department of Interior over a century ago.

Today, the entirely restored Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House is still located in the center of the vibrant Okmulgee town square and welcomes visitors 5 days a week.