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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bryson City, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Swain County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Swain County, NC (68) Graham County, NC (23) Haywood County, NC (47) Jackson County, NC (26) Macon County, NC (30) Blount County, TN (68) Sevier County, TN (107)  SwainCounty(68) Swain County (68)  GrahamCounty(23) Graham County (23)  HaywoodCounty(47) Haywood County (47)  JacksonCounty(26) Jackson County (26)  MaconCounty(30) Macon County (30)  BlountCountyTennessee(68) Blount County (68)  SevierCounty(107) Sevier County (107)
Bryson City is the county seat for Swain County
Bryson City is in Swain County
      Swain County (68)  
      Graham County (23)  
      Haywood County (47)  
      Jackson County (26)  
      Macon County (30)  
      Blount County, Tennessee (68)  
      Sevier County, Tennessee (107)  
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1North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-8 — Deep Creek
Site of Union attack on Thomas's Legion, Feb. 2, 1864. Reduced Cherokee support for Confederacy. One mile northeast.Map (db m38419) HM
2North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-16 — Ellen Black Winston1903-1984
Social worker. Led N.C. Board of Public Welfare, 1944-63; first Commissioner of U.S. Welfare. Her grave is 1/10 mi. W.Map (db m99005) HM
3North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-41 — Horace Kephart
Author of "Our Southern Highlanders" (1913) and other works, naturalist, librarian. Grave 3/10 mi S.W. Mt. Kephart, 30 mi. N., is named for him.Map (db m12693) HM
4North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-57 — Kituwah
Cherokee mother town. Council house stood on mound here. Town was destroyed in 1776 by Rutherford expedition.Map (db m12696) HM
5North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-3 — Tsali
Cherokee brave, surrendered to Gen'l Scott to be shot near here, 1838, that remnant of tribe might remain in N.C.Map (db m38421) HM
6North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-3 — Tsali
Cherokee who resisted removal & escaped from U.S. troops; executed nearby, 1838. Story inspired Unto These Hills.Map (db m39694) HM
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7North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — War Dead of Swain CountyWorld War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War
World War I Barker, William H., Bates, Everett R., Cathy, Charlie, Cochran, John T., Franklin, Walter I., Freeman, Caro N., Kincaid, William, Leaiherwood, James L., Mashburn, Earnest L., Mason, William, Mathis, Fred, . . . Map (db m52470) WM
8North Carolina (Swain County), Bryson City — Q-12 — Yonaguskaca. 1760-1839
Chief of Oconaluftee Cherokee. He advocated temperance and opposed removal of his people from their homeland. Lived in this vicinity.Map (db m12694) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022