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Near Waynesville in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford Trace

 
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription.
The expedition led by
Gen. Griffith Rutherford
against the Cherokee,
Sept. 1776, passed here,
through Pigeon Gap.

 
Erected 1954 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-41.)
 
Location. 35° 28.371′ N, 82° 56.467′ W. Marker is near Waynesville, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Pigeon Road (U.S. 276), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is between Pigeon Gap Road and Pippin Lane. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville NC 28786, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Museum Of N.C. Handicrafts (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. 2.9 miles away); Martin's Surrender (approx. 2.9 miles away); Thomas's Resting Place (approx. 2.9 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 2.9 miles away); Waynesville Engagement (approx. 3.6 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesville.
 
Also see . . .  Gen. Griffith Rutherford by Jay Guy Cisco from The GenWeb Project. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
2. Rutherford Trace Marker

 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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