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BK-50007-06

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (Durant, OK 74701)
Barbara Asbill-Grant (Project Director: September 2005 to present)

Wheelock Academy: A Home At The End Of The Trail

Consultation with scholars to develop an interpretive plan for Wheelock Academy, originally founded as a mission boarding school for Native American girls.

Wheelock Academy: A Home At The End Of The Trail is a project coordinated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma that will utilize the assistance of two highly qualified humaniteis consultants to plan and develop an effective, sound, humanities-based interpretive strategy for Wheelock Academy, a former boarding school for Native American girls that was founded shortly after the forced migration on the Trail of Tears. Wheelock is listed as a National Historic Landmark and is one of the 11 Most Endangered Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Interpreting America's Historic Places Consultation

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$12,790 (approved)
$12,790 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2006 – 3/31/2007