“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Franklin in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)


COWEE Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, July 10, 2022
1. COWEE Marker
Inscription.  Principal settlement of the Cherokee Middle Towns. Council house stood on mound 300 yds. S. Town destroyed during the Revolution.
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-39.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
Location. 35° 15.72′ N, 83° 24.641′ W. Marker is near Franklin, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Mills Road and Bryson City Road (State Highway 28), on the right when traveling south on West Mills Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 W Mills Rd, Franklin NC 28734, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pottery Clay (within shouting distance of this marker); Nikwasi (approx. 5.7 miles away); Nikwasi Mound (approx. 5.7 miles away); William Bartram Naturalist (approx. 5.8 miles away); Dixie Hall (approx. 5.8 miles away);
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Thomas's Legion (approx. 5.8 miles away); The North Carolina Bartram Trail (approx. 5.8 miles away); Macon County Confederate Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 10, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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