Near Gaylesville in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Barry Springs Indian Stockade
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1838.
Location. 34° 25.75′ N, 85° 30.517′ W. Marker is near Gaylesville, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 99 and County Route 95, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gaylesville AL 35973, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alpine, Georgia (approx. 2.1 miles away in Georgia); Last Indian Agent (approx. 2.6 miles away in Georgia); Coe Incline (approx. 3.4 miles away); Colonel Charles Rattray (approx. 4 miles away); Arthur "Tarzan" White (approx. 4½ miles away); Trail of Tears 1838 (approx. 7.1 miles away); Indians, Settlers, and Tourists (approx. 7.1 miles away); W.P. Brown & Sons Lumber Company (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaylesville.
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