Transylvania Purchase

Transylvania Purchase (HMVRN)

Location: Elizabethton, TN 37643 Carter County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 20.621', W 82° 15.021'

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In this valley, March 17, 1775, the Transylvania Company, led by Richard Henderson, John Williams and Nathaniel Hart, bought from the Cherokee, led by Chief Oconostota, all the lands between the Kentucky and Cumberland Rivers. Over 20 million acres sold for 2000 Pounds Sterling and goods worth 8000 Pounds.
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Marker Number1A 52
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 387797 N 4022794
Decimal Degrees36.34368333, -82.25035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 20.621', W 82° 15.021'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 20' 37.26" N, 82° 15' 1.26" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1503 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton TN 37643, US
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