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

“Cataloochee Trail”

 
 
"Cataloochee Trail" Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. "Cataloochee Trail" Marker
Inscription.
Indian path across the
mountains used by early
settlers and in 1810 by
Bishop Francis Asbury.
Trail passed nearby.

 
Erected 1959. (Marker Number P-51.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 35° 35.964′ N, 83° 0.414′ W. Marker is near Cove Creek, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of Jonathan Creek Road (U.S. 276) and Cove Creek Road (North Carolina Highway 1395), on the right when traveling north on Jonathan Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville NC 28785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bishop Francis Asbury (approx. 5.2 miles away); Honorable Chief Junaluska (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. 5.5 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Felix Walker (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Armed Forces from Clyde Town-ship (approx. 7.1 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Persons
 
"Cataloochee Trail" Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
2. "Cataloochee Trail" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2008. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2008. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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