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Hominy in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, April 14, 2009
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription. The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, camped near-by along Hominy Creek.
 
Erected 1954 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P-39.)
 
Location. 35° 32.719′ N, 82° 40.11′ W. Marker is in Hominy, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Smokey Park Highway (U.S. 19/23). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1189 Smokey Park Hwy, Candler NC 28715, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Moore (approx. 2 miles away); Home Place of Capt. Wm. Moore (approx. 2 miles away); Sulphur Springs (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 3.9 miles away); Olive Tilford Dargan (approx. 4.5 miles away); Dr. L.B. McBrayer (approx. 4.7 miles away); "End of Car Line" (approx. 4.8 miles away); French Broad River (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
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Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Rutherford Trace Marker
 
 
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