Nancy Ward

Nancy Ward (HM1IQ4)

Location: Benton, TN 37307 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 9.87', W 84° 40.733'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 146 views
Inscription
High priestess of the Cherokee and always loyal friend of white settlers, is buried on the ridge to the west. She repeatedly prevented massacres of white settlers and several times rescued captives from death at the hands of her people. She is also credited with the introduction of milk cows and many improvements in homemaking into the Cherokee economy.
Details
HM NumberHM1IQ4
Tags
Marker Number2A10
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 711400 N 3893752
Decimal Degrees35.16450000, -84.67888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.87', W 84° 40.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 52.2" N, 84° 40' 43.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Old Hwy 411, Benton TN 37307, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. What year was the marker erected?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?