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Near Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Conestee

 
 
Conestee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
1. Conestee Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Conestee
legendary lost setttlement of the ancient Cherokee Nation visited by British troops in 1725
Disappeared 1777

 
Erected by Cherokee Historical Ass'n., Transylvania Historical Ass'n, and the Unaka Chapter, Daughters of American Colontsts.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1725.
 
Location. 35° 11.002′ N, 82° 43.594′ W. Marker is near Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenville Hwy (U.S. 276) and Walnut Hollow Road (North Carolina Highway 1103) on Greenville Hwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brevard NC 28712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunn's Rock Masonic (here, next to this marker); Football Team (approx. 2.4 miles away); Walton War (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stone Cottage (approx. 3 miles away); The Charter Oak (approx. 3.2 miles away); Transylvania County Walk of History
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); History of Silvermont (approx. 3.2 miles away); St. Philip's Parish (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
 
Conestee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
2. Conestee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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