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Near Sylva in Jackson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 9, 2015
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription. The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, passed near-by along Savannah Creek.
 
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q 42.)
 
Location. 35° 19.903′ N, 83° 15.537′ W. Marker is near Sylva, North Carolina, in Jackson County. Marker is on U.S. 23/441 north of Greens Creek Road (County Route 1370), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylva NC 28779, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson County War Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); To our Valiant Fathers (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gertrude Dills McKee (approx. 3.5 miles away); Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts (approx. 5.9 miles away); William Holland Thomas (approx. 8.4 miles away); Echota Mission (approx. 9.4 miles away); Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation (approx. 10.7 miles away); Thomas's Legion (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sylva.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 9, 2015
2. Rutherford Trace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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