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Savannah in Jackson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 11, 2017
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription.  The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, passed nearby, through Cowee Gap.
 
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q43.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 18.157′ N, 83° 15.676′ W. Marker is in Savannah, North Carolina, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 23/441 and Turtle Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 23/441. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylva NC 28779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 2 miles away); Dan K. Moore (approx. 5.3 miles away); Jackson County War Monument (approx. 5.3 miles away); To our Valiant Fathers (approx. 5.3 miles away); Gertrude Dills McKee (approx. 5.3 miles away); Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts
Rutherford Trace Marker looking south of US 23/441 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 11, 2017
2. Rutherford Trace Marker looking south of US 23/441
(approx. 7˝ miles away); William Holland Thomas (approx. 10.3 miles away); Nikwasi (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Rutherford Trace and the Destruction of Nikwasi. (Submitted on February 21, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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