Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree

Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (HM15RU)

Location: Cherokee, NC 28719 Swain County
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N 35° 29.995', W 83° 18.691'

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on Southern Boundary Line of lands allotted to the earl of Granville, one of the lords proprietors, in 1743 by the British Crown.

The dividing line between Burke and Rutherford counties ran here until after 1792.

Beginning corner of grants 501 and 502, issued to Felix Walker in 1798.

The poplar was on the line dividing the Cherokee and White settlers after 1840 until 1946 when the park service conveyed the boundary tree trace to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians
HM NumberHM15RU
Year Placed1952
Placed ByCherokee Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 290342 N 3930940
Decimal Degrees35.49991667, -83.31151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 29.995', W 83° 18.691'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 29' 59.70" N, 83° 18' 41.46" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1223 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee NC 28719, US
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