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Otto in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherokee Defeat

 
 
Cherokee Defeat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
1. Cherokee Defeat Marker
Inscription. In the French and Indian War Col. Grant's force of whites, Chickasaws, and Catawbas defeated the Cherokee warriors near here, June, 1761.
 
Erected 1939 by the State Historical Commission. (Marker Number Q-5.)
 
Location. 35° 1.067′ N, 83° 23.05′ W. Marker is in Otto, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on Georgia Road (U.S. 441) 0.1 miles north of Mulberry Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11219 Georgia Road, Otto NC 28763, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Victory (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School (approx. 3.8 miles away in Georgia); Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· (approx. 4.1 miles away in Georgia); Memorial Lands and Cottages (approx. 4.5 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing); York House Inn (approx. 5.5 miles away in Georgia); Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (approx. 5.8 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 9.5 miles away in Georgia); The Rabun County Courthouse (approx. 9.7 miles away in Georgia). Click for a list of all markers in Otto.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program website
Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking South) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
2. Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking South)
. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking North) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
3. Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking North)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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