The Great Indian War Trail - 1C 12 - Seymour, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 35° 51.711 W 083° 44.558
17S E 252352 N 3972099
Quick Description: This valley creek was on the Great Indian Trading Path, which was also used for war.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2009 7:06:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM5KJV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 15

Long Description:
Sign text:
A branch of the Great War & Trading Path came up the valley of this creek, named for a Virginia trader killed by Indians in 1775. Col. William Christian's punitive expedition used it in 1776, crossing the French Broad River. John Sevier broke Cherokee resistance at Cedar Springs in 1780. First settlers came in 1784.
Marker Name: The Great Indian War Trail

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 1C 12

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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