Cleveland in Bradley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Red Clay Council Ground
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 9 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. 6½ miles away in Georgia); Old Federal Road (approx. 7 miles away in Georgia); Historic Varnell Home Campaign for Atlanta Began Here (approx. 8.4 miles away in Georgia); 4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill (approx. 8.9 miles away in Georgia); Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (approx. 9 miles away in Georgia).
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 34 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. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.