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Rainbow City in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of 1784 Indian Massacre

 
 
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 12, 2020
1. Site of 1784 Indian Massacre Marker
Inscription.  The lone survivor being Edmond Jones, 5 year old son of William and Hannah Humphries Jones, who later gave the land for the cemetery.
 
Erected by Cherokee Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location. 33° 56.97′ N, 86° 3.003′ W. Marker is in Rainbow City, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is on Rainbow Drive (U.S. 411) east of Peteet Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Old Harmony Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3820 Rainbow Dr, Rainbow City AL 35906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Harmony Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Harmony Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Hill Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sisters Missionary Servants Of The Most Blessed Trinity
Site of 1784 Indian Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 12, 2020
2. Site of 1784 Indian Massacre Marker
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); Eleventh Street School (approx. 4.8 miles away); Camp Sibert (approx. 4.9 miles away); Gunn-Bellenger House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Gadsden Municipal Amphitheatre (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rainbow City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 145 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 2, 2022