Mayes County Oklahoma has 6 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 3 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Union Mission Site, Cabin Creek Battlefield, Lewis Ross/Cherokee Orphan Asylum Springhouse and Pensacola Dam and Farmers and Merchants Bank.
The famous person Lewis Ross is associated with one of more of the Mayes County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Mayes County places including W.R. Holway, John Duncan Forsythe and Lewis Ross. Prominent architectural styles found in Mayes Country are Moderne.