The Cherokees

The Cherokees (HM55F)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 50.63', W 82° 24.038'

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— Reedy River Historic Park —

Greenville County was Indian Territory before the Revolution. European settlers were forbidden to live here until 1777, when Cherokee Indians were forced to cede this land to the new state. Most of modern day Greenville was hunting land used by the Cherokees, whose main villages were located in modern day Oconee County. A part of the Iroquoian nation, the Cherokee may have set up temporary summer camps along the banks of the Reedy River. In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, Indian artifacts were found along the north bank of the river.
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HM NumberHM55F
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:23pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371943 N 3856619
Decimal Degrees34.84383333, -82.40063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.63', W 82° 24.038'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 37.80" N, 82° 24' 2.28" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10924 Swamp Rabbit Trail, Greenville SC 29601, US
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