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Murphy in Cherokee County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherokee War

 
 
Cherokee War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Gatzke, October 11, 2013
1. Cherokee War Marker
Inscription. Major George Chicken of South Carolina led first English military expedition against the Cherokee in this area, 1715.
 
Erected 1939 by State Historical Commission / Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number Q-10.)
 
Location. 35° 5.253′ N, 84° 2.051′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Hiwassee Street (Business U.S. 19), on the right when traveling south on Peachtree Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murphy NC 28906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nuya Saligugi (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Butler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Fort Butler (approx. half a mile away); North Carolina / Georgia (was approx. 7.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Georgia / North Carolina (approx. 10.6 miles away); Davenport Mountain (approx. 11.1 miles away in Georgia); Brasstown Bald (was approx. 15.4 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing. ); Trackrock Gap (was approx. 15.4 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphy.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Downtown Murphy Location of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Gatzke, October 11, 2013
2. Downtown Murphy Location of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2013, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2013, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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