Exploring an Ancient Path
We invite you to travel through layers of history as you trace the Unicoi Turnpike Trail in Tennessee and North Carolina. Historic sites and museums along the way will illustrate the role this important transportation route played in our nation history. A two and one half mile section of the original roadbed at Coker Creek is open for hiking.
1. Fort Loundoun; 2. Tellico Blockhouse; 3. Sequoyah Birthplace Museum; 4. Chato and Tanasi Memorials; 5. Tellico Plains; 6. Charles Hall Museum; 7. Coker Creek; 8. Unicoi Gap; 9. Joe Brown Highway; 10. Murphy; 11. Cherokee County Historical Museum; 12. Belltown (Cane Creek) Massacre; 13. Trail of Tears; 14. Hiking Trail.
|Series||This marker is part of the Trail of Tears series|
|Placed By||John D. Grubb and Louise G. Summer Fund for Monroe County, Tennessee Overhill Association and State of Tenneessee|
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 753091 N 3942711|
|Decimal Degrees||35.59580000, -84.20640000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 35.748', W 84° 12.384'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 35' 44.88" N, 84° 12' 23.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 441-499 Fort Loudon Rd, Vonore TN 37885, US|
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