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

Nuya Saligugi

(Cherokee for Stone Turtle)

 
 
Nuya Saligugi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2016
1. Nuya Saligugi Marker
Inscription.
Carved and left by
ancient man in a soapstone
quarry near Nottely River,
4 miles west of Murphy.
Moved here for protection
and study.

 
Location. 35° 5.2′ N, 84° 1.983′ W. Marker is in Murphy, North Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Alpine Street on Peachtree Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the Cherokee Historical Museum & the Murphy Police Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 Peachtree Street, Murphy NC 28906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Powered 500 Pound Hammer (here, next to this marker); Prison Cell Door (a few steps from this marker); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (a few steps from this marker); Cherokee War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherokee County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Trail of Tears (approx. mile away); Murphy North Carolina Rail (approx. mile away); Fort Butler (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphy.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Nuya Saligugi Marker & soapstone carved turtle. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2016
2. Nuya Saligugi Marker & soapstone carved turtle.
Nuya Saligugi Marker in front of police department and museum. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2016
3. Nuya Saligugi Marker in front of police department and museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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