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Tellico Plains in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Loudoun Massacre

 
 
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By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Fort Loudoun Massacre Marker
Inscription. Four miles N.E., at junction Cane Creek, Tellico River, Fort Loudounís Garrison, which had surrendered to Attakullakulla and other Cherokee chiefs, was betrayed Aug. 9, 1760 - while returning under safe conduct to Charleston. 25 were killed; 200 enslaved, and later ransomed by the Colonial Government.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 14.)
 
Location. 35° 22.027′ N, 84° 17.98′ W. Marker is in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherohala Skyway (Tennessee Route 165) and Hunt Street, on the right when traveling west on Cherohala Skyway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains TN 37385, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins (here, next to this marker); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (a few steps from this marker); Cherokee Heritage Trails (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tellico Iron Works (about 700 feet away); Scott Mansion (approx. 1.4 miles away); Early Gold Mining
Fort Loudoun Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. Fort Loudoun Massacre Marker
Fort Loudon Massacre marker and Boyhood Home of Ray H Jenkins marker are side by side.
(approx. 7.5 miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 7.5 miles away); Coker Creek (approx. 7.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tellico Plains.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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