Cherokee in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cherokee Veterans Park
of the eastern band of Cherokee Indians
who served honorably in the Armed Forces
of this Great Nation, and especially to
those who died in the effort and to
Charles George, the only member of the
Eastern Band of Cherokee to be awarded
the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 35° 28.958′ N, 83° 19.06′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 441 and Drama Road on Route 441. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Long Hair Clan (within shouting distance of this marker); Nimrod Jarrett Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Clan (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. Deer Clan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Museum of the Cherokee Indian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paint Clan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,626 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.