Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Cherokee Path

Marker ID: SCHM 8-24
Location: SC 6 at junction with Road 132
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 20.71    W 080° 8.602
  33.34516666    -80.14336666
Style: Free Standing **


The main Cherokee Path, which extended from the overhill towns of the Cherokee Indians in present Tennessee to Charleston, passed near here. In existence before 1730, this early trade and transportation route played a significant role in the expansion of the North American frontier.

Erected by Berkeley County Historical Society - 1977