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Signing of the Treaty of Holston

July 2, 1791

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
1. Signing of the Treaty of Holston Marker
Inscription.  On July 2, 1791, the United States and the Cherokee Nation signed the Treaty of Holston near this site. The treaty was negotiated by Governor William Blount of the Southwest Territory on behalf of President George Washington.

Among the terms of the treaty, the Cherokee ceded more land and the US government agreed to furnish them with farming implements, spinning wheels, and looms. Some 1,200 Cherokee attended. The treaty was signed by 41 Cherokee chiefs, with witnesses representing the United States from Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and the Kentucky Territory.
Marker Placed By
Andrew Bogle Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
2014

 
Erected 2014 by Andrew Bogle Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.618′ N, 83° 54.795′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker
Signing of the Treaty of Holston Monument<br>(<i>marker is at base of south side of monument</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
2. Signing of the Treaty of Holston Monument
(marker is at base of south side of monument)
Inscription on back/north side of monument:
Signing of the Treaty of the Holston 1791
can be reached from Neyland Drive (Tennessee Route 158) 0.2 miles east of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker and monument are located along the Neyland Greenway walk, in Bicentennial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Neyland Drive, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chisholm Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blount Mansion (about 600 feet away); Chisolm's Tavern (about 600 feet away); Frances Hodgson Burnett Home Site (about 700 feet away); Roy Acuff & Hank Williams (about 800 feet away); Andrew Johnson Office Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commemorating the Treaty of Holston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knoxville (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Treaty of Holston
 
Also see . . .  Treaty of Holston (Wikipedia). A monument to the treaty, erected in 1997, is located on the banks of the Tennessee River in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, where the treaty was negotiated. (Submitted on June 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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