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Cleveland in Bradley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Red Clay Council Ground

 
 
Red Clay Council Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Red Clay Council Ground Marker
Inscription. One mile west was this Cherokee council ground. Here was held the last council between the United States and the Cherokee nation, preceding the removal of the Indians to Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. John Howard Payne, author of “Home, Sweet Home,” and a champion of Indian rights, attended this council
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 44.)
 
Location. 34° 59.571′ N, 84° 55.705′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley County. Marker is on Dalton Pike (State Highway 60). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8251 - 8371 Dalton Pike, Cleveland TN 37323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Red Clay (approx. 0.8 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing); Joseph Standing Monument (approx. 6.5 miles away in Georgia); Old Federal Road (approx. 7 miles away in Georgia); Historic Varnell Home (approx. 7 miles away in Georgia); Campaign for Atlanta Began Here (approx. 8.4 miles away in Georgia); 4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill (approx. 8.9 miles away in Georgia); Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (approx. 9 miles away in Georgia); County of James (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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