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Otto in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherokee Defeat

 
 
Cherokee Defeat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
1. Cherokee Defeat Marker
Inscription.  In the French and Indian War Col. Grant's force of whites, Chickasaws, and Catawbas defeated the Cherokee warriors near here, June, 1761.
 
Erected 1939 by the State Historical Commission. (Marker Number Q-5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 35° 1.067′ N, 83° 23.05′ W. Marker is in Otto, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on Georgia Road (U.S. 441) 0.1 miles north of Mulberry Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11219 Georgia Road, Otto NC 28763, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Victory (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School (approx. 3.8 miles away in Georgia); Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· (approx. 4.1 miles away in Georgia); York House Inn (approx. 5˝ miles away in Georgia); Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (approx. 5.8 miles away); William Bartram Trail
Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking South) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
2. Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking South)
(approx. 9˝ miles away in Georgia); The Rabun County Courthouse (approx. 9.7 miles away in Georgia); Rabun County War Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away in Georgia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Otto.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program website. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking North) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2014
3. Cherokee Defeat Marker Area (Looking North)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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