Avery Treaty - 1A 38 - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: vhasler
N 36° 31.652 W 082° 33.396
17S E 360642 N 4043589
Quick Description: Historical marker along Wilcox Drive/TN126
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2008 4:06:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM4PMJ
This treaty was consummated here on July 20, 1777, following Col. Christian's subjugation of the Cherokee, who ceded to the whites a broad domain for settlement. The North Carolina and Virginia Commissioners, led by Wraightstill Avery, and the Indian chiefs signed this pact which was soon violated by the settlers.
Located on Wilcox Drive/TN126 between Lincoln Street and Jared Drive. Next to the Eastman Chemmical Company wastewater treatment facility.
Nearby is a historical marker for Donelson Flotilla.
Marker Name: Avery Treaty
Marker Location: Roadside
Type of Marker: Battle (war)
Marker Number: 1A 38
Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission
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