Murphy in Cherokee County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
(Cherokee for Stone Turtle)
ancient man in a soapstone
quarry near Nottely River,
4 miles west of Murphy.
Moved here for protection
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 35° 5.2′ N, 84° 1.983′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Alpine Street on Peachtree Street. Located in front of the Cherokee Historical Museum & the Murphy Police Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 Peachtree Street, Murphy NC 28906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Powered 500 Pound Hammer (here, next to this marker); Cherokee Heritage Trails (here, next to this marker); Prison Cell Door (a few steps from this marker); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (a few steps from this marker); Cherokee War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherokee County Veterans Memorial (about Trail of Tears (approx. ¼ mile away); Murphy North Carolina Rail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphy.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.