Cherokee in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cherokee Veterans Park
of the eastern band of Cherokee Indians
who served honorably in the Armed Forces
of this Great Nation, and especially to
those who died in the effort and to
Charles George, the only member of the
Eastern Band of Cherokee to be awarded
the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 35° 28.958′ N, 83° 19.06′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 441 and Drama Road on Route 441. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Hair Clan (within shouting distance of this marker); Nimrod Jarrett Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oconaluftee Indian Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas's Legion (approx. ¾ mile away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
Categories. • Military • Native Americans •
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