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Hayesville in Clay County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Hembree

 
 
Fort Hembree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, March 31, 2011
1. Fort Hembree Marker
Inscription. One of the forts where General Winfield Scott's United States Forces gathered the Cherokee before moving them west, stood 3/4 mi. N. W.
 
Erected 1939 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number Q15.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.745′ N, 83° 49.096′ W. Marker is in Hayesville, North Carolina, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Hiawasee Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hayesville NC 28904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory Our War Dead (a few steps from this marker); George W. Truett (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quanassee Town and the Spikebuck Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Towns County (approx. 7.6 miles away in Georgia); Brasstown Bald (approx. 9.8 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing); Trackrock Gap (approx. 9.8 miles away in Georgia but has been reported
Fort Hembree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, March 31, 2011
2. Fort Hembree Marker
missing); Track Rock Gap (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia); a different marker also named Brasstown Bald (approx. 11.9 miles away in Georgia). Click for a list of all markers in Hayesville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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