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Maggie Valley in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Honorable Chief Junaluska

Gul'kala'ski - Tsu - Mu - La - Hun - Ski

 

1758 - 1858

 
Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker
Inscription. Junaluska was a peace-loving Chief in Western North Carolina. When Lake Junaluska was established, the name selected was that of the mountain keeping vigil over the lake-Junaluska Mountain - Honoring the chief. Chief Junaluska, member of the famous Cherokee regiment, served with distinction in the War of 1812 and the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, was credited with saving General Andrew Jackson's life, and was recognized for his military service. He was in the removal to Oklahoma in 1836 but returned to N.C. He was awarded full rights of citizenship and a grant of land near Robbinsville, where he is buried. Presented by Native Americans and Friends in the Southeast.
 
Erected by Native Americans and Friends in the Southeast.
 
Location. 35° 31.794′ N, 82° 58.305′ W. Marker is in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Chapel Dr.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maggie Valley NC 28751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bishop Francis Asbury (a few steps from this marker); "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove
Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker
United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle House (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 3 miles away); Museum Of N.C. Handicrafts (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Persons
 
Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker
Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker
Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Honorable Chief Junaluska Marker
 

 
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