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Canton in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription.  The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept. 1776, passed near-by along Hominy Creek.
 
Erected 2000 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 35° 32.162′ N, 82° 48.707′ W. Marker is in Canton, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Asheville Highway (U.S. 19/23). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NC 28716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Field Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Morning Star Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Haywood County World War II Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Garden Creek (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Armed Forces from Clyde Town-ship (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 6 miles away); a different
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Rutherford Trace Marker
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marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 8.1 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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