Cherokee Boundary (1767)

Cherokee Boundary (1767) (HM5B9)

Location: Greer, SC 29650 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 51.248', W 82° 13.683'

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[Front]:
In 1766-67 S.C. & N.C. negotiated with the Cherokee to establish a boundary between Indian land to the west and new settlement to the east. This north-south line ran past this point to N.C. and on to Va. In S.C. it ran north from near present-day Honea Path, crossed the Reedy River near present-day Princeton, and ended at the S.C.-N.C. line.

[Reverse]:
The Cherokee ceded all land east of the 1767 line to the colonies of S.C. and N.C. In 1786, when S.C. created its first counties, the line from the Reedy River to the S.C.-N.C. line south of Tryon, N.C. was the boundary for Greenville County between both Spartanburg and Laurens Counties. In 1793 the Greenville boundary shifted east to accommodate new settlers south of the Enoree River.
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Details
HM NumberHM5B9
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission series
Tags
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceIndian Reservation
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number23-30
Year Placed2005
Placed ByGreenville County Historical Preservation Commission
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 387736 N 3857554
Decimal Degrees34.85413333, -82.22805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.248', W 82° 13.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 14.8800" N, 82° 13' 40.9800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)864
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3080 SC-14, Greer SC 29650, US
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