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Near Sylva in Jackson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, January 9, 2015
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription.  The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, passed near-by along Savannah Creek.
 
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q 42.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. 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° 19.903′ N, 83° 15.537′ W. Marker is near Sylva, North Carolina, in Jackson County. Marker is on U.S. 23/441 north of Greens Creek Road (County Route 1370), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylva NC 28779, 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. A different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 2 miles away); Dan K. Moore (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jackson County War Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); To our Valiant Fathers (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gertrude Dills McKee (approx.
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By Tom Bosse, January 9, 2015
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3˝ miles away); Sylva Collegiate Institute (approx. 3.7 miles away); Indian Boundary (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylva.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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