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

Oconaluftee Indian Village

 
 
Oconaluftee Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1997
1. Oconaluftee Indian Village Marker
Inscription.  Oconaluftee Indian Village is an authentic replica of a Cherokee Indian Town of 1750. Here you will see life as it was carried on 200 years ago. Ancient arts of the Red Man such as basket weaving, wood-carving, finger-weaving, pottery, weapon making and cooking. Here you will see descendants of the original inhabitants who lived and played and labored in the Great Smokies before the white man tamed the American wilderness.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 35° 29.18′ N, 83° 19.314′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker can be reached from County Route 1361 half a mile west of Tsali Boulevard (U.S. 441). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherokee Veterans Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 0.4 miles away); Museum of the Cherokee Indian (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paint Clan
Oconaluftee Indian Village-Carving image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1997
2. Oconaluftee Indian Village-Carving
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Wolf Clan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Long Hair Clan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
 
Oconaluftee Indian Village Marker-Weaving image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1997
3. Oconaluftee Indian Village Marker-Weaving
Oconaluftee Indian Village image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1997
4. Oconaluftee Indian Village
Great Smokie MountaIns image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1997
5. Great Smokie MountaIns
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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