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Kodak in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dumplin Creek Treaty

 
 
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By Donald Raby, July 19, 2010
1. Dumplin Creek Treaty Marker
Inscription.  About 2 mi. E., at mouth of Dumplin Creek, was Henry's Station, founded by Maj. Hugh Henry. Here, the state of Franklin, represented by John Sevier, and the Cherokee Nation, represented by Ancoo, Chief of Chota, signed, on June 10, 1785, the treaty opening a large area south of the French Broad and Holston Rivers to settlement.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1817.
 
Location. 35° 58.837′ N, 83° 36.48′ W. Marker is in Kodak, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of Winfield Dunn Parkway (Tennessee Route 66) and West Dumplin Valley Road, on the right when traveling south on Winfield Dunn Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kodak TN 37764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry's Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); Treaty of Dumplin Creek
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By Donald Raby, July 19, 2010
2. Dumplin Creek Treaty Marker
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); The Great Indian Warpath (approx. 4½ miles away); The Kelly Family Farm (approx. 5.1 miles away); Steamboat Times on the French Broad (approx. 5.3 miles away); Samuel McSpadden (approx. 5.7 miles away); Battle of Boyd's Creek (approx. 6.1 miles away); Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kodak.
 
Additional commentary.
1. This marker was relocated.
Marker 1C 5 Dumplin Creek Treaty was originally placed at crossroad of Asheville Highway and Douglas Dam (US 25 70 and TN 139) about 4 miles from Henry's Station. When traffic was routed by Interstate 40 it was moved to Highway 66 at Exit 407.
    — Submitted July 19, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee.
 
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By Donald Raby, July 19, 2010
3. Dumplin Creek Treaty Marker Location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,436 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on April 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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