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Rutherford Trace

 
 
Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing North image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, August 27, 2007
1. Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing North
Inscription.  The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, September, 1776, passed nearby on the banks of the Swannanoa River.
 
Erected by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-37.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. 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° 33.85′ N, 82° 32.567′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Hendersonville Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The County of Buncombe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Biltmore House (approx. ¼ mile away); Flood of 1916 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newton Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Smith-McDowell House
Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing South image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, August 27, 2007
2. Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing South
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines (approx. one mile away); Asheville Normal School (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing North image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, August 27, 2007
3. Rutherford Trace Marker - Facing North
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,793 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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