Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Dumplin Creek Treaty



Marker ID: THC 1C 5
Location: at the intersection of Winfield Dunn Parkway (Tennessee Route 66) and West Dumplin Valley Road, Kodak, TN
County: Sevier
Coordinates: N 35° 58.837    W 083° 36.48
  35.98061666    -83.608
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

About 2 mi.E., at mouth of Dumplin Creek, was Henry's Station, founded by Maj. Hugh Henry, Here, the state of Franklin, John Sevier, and the Cherokee Nation, represented by Ancoo, Chief of Chota, signed, on June 10, 1785, the treaty opening a large area south of the French Broad and Holston Rivers to settlement.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.