“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Cove Creek in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

"Cataloochee Trail"

"Cataloochee Trail" Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. "Cataloochee Trail" Marker
Inscription.  Indian path across the mountains used by early settlers and in 1810 by Bishop Francis Asbury. Trail passed nearby.
Erected 1959. (Marker Number P-51.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
Location. 35° 35.964′ N, 83° 0.414′ W. Marker is near Cove Creek, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of Jonathan Creek Road (U.S. 276) and Cove Creek Road (North Carolina Highway 1395), on the right when traveling north on Jonathan Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville NC 28785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cataloochee (approx. 4.1 miles away); No-till Farming (approx. 4.2 miles away); Welcome to Cataloochee (approx.
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5.1 miles away); Cataloochee Homeland (approx. 5.1 miles away); Bishop Francis Asbury (approx. 5.2 miles away); Honorable Chief Junaluska (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lambuth Inn (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. 5˝ miles away).
"Cataloochee Trail" Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
2. "Cataloochee Trail" Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2008. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2023