Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Cherokee Villages

Marker ID: THC 1F 6
Location: at the intersection of Tennessee Route 360 and U.S. 411, Vonore, TN
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 35° 35.494    W 084° 14.017
  35.59156666    -84.23361666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2GRE


Along the south side of the Little Tennessee River for about thirteen miles were ten villages of the Overhill Cherokees. They were Mialaque, Tuskegee, Tomotley, Toquo, Tennessee, Chota, Citico, Halfway Town, Chilhowee, Talassee. White encroachments began upon this site in the 1790’s.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.