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Cleveland in Bradley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Red Clay Council Ground

 
 
Red Clay Council Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Red Clay Council Ground Marker
Inscription.
One mile west was this Cherokee council ground. Here was held the last council between the United States and the Cherokee nation, preceding the removal of the Indians to Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. John Howard Payne, author of “Home, Sweet Home,” and a champion of Indian rights, attended this council.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 44.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 59.571′ N, 84° 55.705′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley County. Marker is on Dalton Pike (State Highway 60). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8251 - 8371 Dalton Pike, Cleveland TN 37323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Red Clay (was approx. 0.8 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing. ); Civil War "No Man's Land" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Joseph Standing Monument (approx. 6Ĺ miles away in Georgia); Water Turbine (approx. 6.7 miles away in Georgia); Praterís Mill and The Civil War
Red Clay Council Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2018
2. Red Clay Council Ground Marker
(approx. 6.7 miles away in Georgia); Prater's Mill (approx. 6.7 miles away in Georgia); Praterís Mill Store (approx. 6.8 miles away in Georgia); Cotton Gin (approx. 6.8 miles away in Georgia).
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
John Howard Payne image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
3. John Howard Payne
from The Biographical Dictionary of America, 1906, by Rossiter Johnson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on April 3, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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