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Chickasaw Treaty

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
1. Chickasaw Treaty Marker
Inscription.  In 1783, Chickasaw chiefs met with white settlers at a spring 100 yards north and agreed on land rights — the Cumberland country for the settlers, the Tennessee River lands beyond the Duck River ridge for the Chickasaw. This tribe became firm friends of James Robertson and his people, but the settlement suffered many more raids by Cherokees and Creeks.
 
Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
 
Location. 36° 9.81′ N, 86° 51.792′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Morrow Road just south of Terry Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6105 Morrow Road, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Chickasaw Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
2. Chickasaw Treaty Marker
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. “Travelers' Rest” (approx. half a mile away); Cockrill Bend (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. one mile away); Robertson Avenue (approx. one mile away); Cockrill School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cohn School / W.R. Rochelle (1904-1989) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richland Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Charlotte Road (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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