Murphy in Cherokee County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgia / North Carolina
The colony of Georgia was charted in 1732, named for King George II of England, and settled in 1733. It was one of the 13 original states. (South Side):
Colonized, 1585 – 87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-33.)
Location. 34° 59.323′ N, 84° 10.629′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Murphy Highway (State Highway 60). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4771 Hwy 60, Murphy NC 28906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davenport Mountain (approx. 5 miles away in Georgia); North Carolina / Georgia (approx. 5.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Fort Butler (approx. 10.1 miles away); Fort Butler (approx. 10.3 miles away); Cherokee War (approx. 10.6 miles away); Nuya Saligugi The Madden Branch Massacre: Anti-Confederate activity in North Georgia (approx. 11 miles away in Georgia); Discovery of Copper (approx. 11.9 miles away in Tennessee). Click for a list of all markers in Murphy.
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