Honorable Chief Junaluska

Honorable Chief Junaluska (HMBC9)

Location: Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 Haywood County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 31.794', W 82° 58.305'

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Gul'kala'ski - Tsu - Mu - La - Hun - Ski

— 1758 - 1858 —

Junaluska was a peace-loving Chief in Western NorthCarolina. When Lake Junaluska was established, the name selected was that of the mountain keeping vigil over the lake-Junaluska Mountain - Honoring the chief. Chief Junaluska, member of the famous Cherokee regiment, served with distinction in the War of 1812 and the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, was credited with saving General Andrew Jackson's life, and was recognized for his military service. He was in the removal to Oklahoma in 1836 but returned to N.C. He was awarded full rights of citizenship and a grant of land near Robbinsville, where he is buried.Presented by Native Americans and Friends in the Southeast.
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HM NumberHMBC9
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Placed ByNative Americans and Friends in the Southeast
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 321230 N 3933597
Decimal Degrees35.52990000, -82.97175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 31.794', W 82° 58.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 31' 47.64" N, 82° 58' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-87 Chapel Dr, Lake Junaluska NC 28745, US
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