Cherokee in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Nimrod Jarrett Smith
Principal Chief, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1880-1891. Led incorporation of Band & centralization of Tribal government on his property, here.
Erected 2010 by the North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-58.)
Location. 35° 28.942′ N, 83° 19.05′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Tsali Boulevard (U.S. 441) 0.1 miles south of Drama Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 462 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Hair Clan (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherokee Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oconaluftee Indian Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas's Legion (approx. ¾ mile away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
Also see . . . North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program website. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
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