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

Cherokee Villages

 
 
Cherokee Villages Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
1. Cherokee Villages Marker
Inscription. Along the south side of the Little Tennessee River for about thirteen miles were ten villages of the Overhill Cherokees. They were Mialaque, Tuskegee, Tomotley, Toquo, Tennessee, Chota, Citico, Halfway Town, Chilhowee, Talassee. White encroachments began upon this site in the 1790s.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 35.494′ N, 84° 14.017′ W. Marker is in Vonore, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 360 and U.S. 411, on the right when traveling north on State Route 360. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vonore TN 37885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sequoyah (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Loudon (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience-From Furs to Factories (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cherokee Heritage Trails (approx. 1.3 miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx.
Cherokee Villages Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. Cherokee Villages Marker
1.3 miles away); Welcome to Fort Loudoun State Historic Area (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Loudoun (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vonore.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 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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