Sequoyah

Sequoyah (HMINM)

Location: Fort Payne, AL 35967 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 26.615', W 85° 43.199'

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(1760-1843)

Born in Tennessee, Sequoyah moved to Wills Town (DeKalb County, Alabama) area of the Cherokee Nation in 1818.

Here, in 1821, he invented an 86 symbol alphabet providing the Cherokees with the only written Indian language in the United States.

(Sequoyah, Maker Cherokee Alphabet)
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HM NumberHMINM
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Year Placed1983
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 11:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 617592 N 3812084
Decimal Degrees34.44358333, -85.71998333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 26.615', W 85° 43.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 26' 36.90" N, 85° 43' 11.94" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9380-9628 AL-7, Fort Payne AL 35967, US
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