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Cherokee in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 
 
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker
Inscription.
United Nations Educational Scientific
and Cultural Organization
MAB
Program on Man and the Biosphere
By Decision of the Bureau of the international
coordinating council of the program on man
and the biosphere, duly authorized
to that effect by the council

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
is recognized as part of
the international network of biosphere reserves.
This network of protected samples of
the world's major ecosystem types
is devoted to conservation
of nature and scientific research
in the service of man. It provides a standard against which the effect
of man's impact on his environment
can be measured.

 
Erected 1976 by United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cutural Organization.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 35° 36.631′ N, 83° 25.544′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on U.S. 441. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Mountain Sanctuary (a few steps from this marker); Land of Blue Smoke
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker
(a few steps from this marker); “To the free people of America” (within shouting distance of this marker); People of the Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Land of Diversity (within shouting distance of this marker in Tennessee); Hands That Built (within shouting distance of this marker); The Appalachian Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Smokies (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cherokee.
 
Categories. EnvironmentNatural Resources
 
Markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
3. Markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Nearby Land of Blue Smoke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Nearby Land of Blue Smoke Marker
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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