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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Cherokee”

 
 
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
1. "Cherokee" Marker
Inscription. May this sculpture serve to honor the countless generations of native Americans who for 10,000 years lived in this place.
"Among these people every man is a king unto himself and no man is above any other," (Jesuit Relations, c.1640)
"They are tall and straight, tread strong and clever and walk with a lofty chin."
(William Penn c. 1685)
 
Location. 35° 3.345′ N, 85° 18.695′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Riverfront Parkway just from Chestnut Street. Click for map. Behind the Tennessee Aquarium facing Riverfront Parkway right across the road is Ross Landing. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ross's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); 1790 John Ross 1866 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chattanooga's First Citizens (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Ross's Landing (about 400 feet away); Hazen's Raid at Brown's Ferry (about 500 feet away); Trail of Tears (about 600 feet away); Headquarters Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cameron Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
2. "Cherokee" Marker
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
3. "Cherokee" Marker
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
4. "Cherokee" Marker
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
5. "Cherokee" Marker
"Cherokee" Sculptor: Jud Hartmann Brooklin, Maine Foundry:Argos Brewster, N.Y. June 19922
"Cherokee" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2010
6. "Cherokee" Marker
"Cherokee" Dedicated with love and appreciation to The Lupton Family Whose generational philanthropy has greatly enhanced the quality of life and the very landscape of this city. Donated by Elizabeth B. Patten
 
 
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