Murphy in Cherokee County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1957 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number Q-11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
Location. 35° 5.036′ N, 84° 2.238′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Hiawassee Street ¼ mile north of U.S. 64. Click for map. Marker is just south of the fire station. Marker is in this post office area: Murphy NC 28906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Butler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nuya Saligugi (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherokee War (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolina / Georgia (approx. 7 miles away but has been reported missing); Georgia / North Carolina (approx. 10.3 miles away); Davenport Mountain (approx. 10.8 miles away in Georgia); Brasstown Bald (approx. 15.4 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing); Trackrock Gap (approx. 15.4 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Murphy.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Fort Butler. (Submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on , by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016.