Historic Markers Across Alabama



Site of Cherokee Council Tree



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Mountain Street, Valley Head, Alabama
County: DeKalb
Coordinates: N 34° 34.074    W 085° 36.891
  34.5679    -85.61485
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Here stood
The giant Black Spanish Oak
Under which
Traditionally
Sequoyah
Taught his newly invented
Alphabet
Tree felled by a storm
1934



Erected 1955 by Valley Head Womens Club.







End of Site of Cherokee Council Tree