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Bryson City in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tsali

 
 
Tsali Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, August 14, 2010
1. Tsali Marker
Inscription.  Cherokee who resisted removal & escaped from U.S. troops; executed nearby, 1838. Story inspired Unto These Hills.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list.
 
Location. 35° 25.665′ N, 83° 26.689′ W. Marker is in Bryson City, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 19). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bryson City NC 28713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Dead of Swain County (a few steps from this marker); Deep Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellen Black Winston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Horace Kephart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yonaguska (approx. 2.2 miles away); Kituwah (approx. 2˝ miles away); Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation
Tsali Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, August 14, 2010
2. Tsali Marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Horace Kephart's Last Permanent Camp (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryson City.
 
Also see . . .
1. The original Tsali Marker, erected in 1937. (Submitted on January 14, 2011, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. The Cherokee Legend of "Tsali". (Submitted on January 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2011, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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