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Centre in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Turkey Town Council Site

 
 
Turkey Town Council Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 14, 2018
1. Turkey Town Council Site Marker
Inscription.  One mile south was an important Indian Council site from about 1707. Named for noted chief, the "Turkey". Here in October 1816, a council of Cherokees, Creeks, and Chickasaws met to settle boundaries and ratify a peace treaty. General Andrew Jackson, Samuel Dale, and David Crockett were there.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPeace. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
 
Location. 34° 9.078′ N, 85° 40.625′ W. Marker is in Centre, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 411) and College Street, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centre AL 35960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherokee County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherokee County Historical Museum (about 500 feet away); Jordan Big Store
Turkey Town Council Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 14, 2018
2. Turkey Town Council Site Marker
(about 600 feet away); Cherokee County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Cherokee County's Beginnings (about 700 feet away); J.D. Jordan Jr. House (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Johnathan Pratt (approx. ¼ mile away); Mose Hampton 1808-1885 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centre.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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