“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Otto in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Cherokee Victory

Cherokee Victory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 9, 2015
1. Cherokee Victory Marker
Inscription. In the French and Indian War, the Cherokees defeated a colonial and British force from N.Y. under Colonel Montgomery near here, June, 1760.
Erected 1939 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number Q 6.)
Location. 35° 2.568′ N, 83° 23.1′ W. Marker is near Otto, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Road (U.S. 23/411) and Sam Seagle Road (County Route 1109), on the right when traveling south on Georgia Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Otto NC 28763, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Defeat (approx. 1.7 miles away); Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (approx. 5.3 miles away); Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School (approx. 5˝ miles away in Georgia); Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· (approx. 5.9 miles away in Georgia); York House Inn (approx. 7.3 miles away in Georgia); Silas McDowell (approx. 8.6 miles away); Gem Mining (approx. 9.6 miles away); Battle of Echoe (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Otto.
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 9, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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