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Franklin in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Nikwasi

 
 
Nikwasi Marker at the Mound image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, April 23, 2007
1. Nikwasi Marker at the Mound
Inscription. This mound marks site of old Cherokee town, Nikwasi. A council of Sir Alexander Cuming with the Indians here lead to a treaty, 1730.
 
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-9.)
 
Location. 35° 11.092′ N, 83° 22.401′ W. Marker is in Franklin, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 441) and Nikwasi Lane, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin NC 28734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nikwasi Mound (here, next to this marker); Battle of Echoe (approx. half a mile away); Macon County Confederate Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Dixie Hall (approx. half a mile away); Thomas's Legion (approx. half a mile away); Silas McDowell (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cherokee Victory (approx. 9.8 miles away); Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Cherokee Heritage Itinerary -- Stop 10 Nikwasi Mound. (Submitted on November 24, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
Categories. AnthropologyColonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Nikwasi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
2. Nikwasi Marker
Nikwasi Marker with the mound in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
3. Nikwasi Marker with the mound in the background
Nikwasi Markers with the mound in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
4. Nikwasi Markers with the mound in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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