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Murphy in Cherokee County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina / Georgia

 
 
Georgia North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
1. Georgia North Carolina Marker
North Caolina side of marker
Inscription.  
Georgia. The colony of Georgia was charted in 1732, named for King George II of England, and settled in 1733. It was one of the 13 original states.

North Carolina. Colonized, 1585 – 87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-33.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1947.
 
Location. 34° 59.323′ N, 84° 10.629′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Murphy Highway (State Highway 60). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4771 Hwy 60, Murphy NC 28906, 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. Davenport Mountain (approx. 5 miles away in Georgia); Hiwassee Dam (approx. 9.2 miles away); Site of Fort Butler (approx.

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10.1 miles away); Fort Butler (approx. 10.3 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 10.4 miles away); Murphy North Carolina Rail (approx. 10.4 miles away); Harshaw Chapel and Cemetery (approx. 10˝ miles away); Cherokee County Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphy.
 
Georgia North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. Georgia North Carolina Marker
Georgia side of marker
Georgia North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, October 111/12
3. Georgia North Carolina Marker
Marker is located beside Hwy 60 in North Carolina.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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