Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Tuckaleechee Villages

Marker ID: THC 1E 15
Location: on US Hwy 321 0.1 miles east of Old Tuckaleechee Road, Townsend TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 40.839    W 083° 47.162
  35.68065    -83.78603333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMCDFR


Near here was one of these three Cherokee villages, unoccupied when settlers arrived about 1791. A branch of the Great War and Trading Path forked here, one to North Carolina, the other to villages on the Little Tennessee. The Virginia trader, Vaughn use