Turkey Town Council Site

Turkey Town Council Site (HM261M)

Location: Centre, AL 35960 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 9.078', W 85° 40.625'

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One mile south was an important Indian Council site from about 1707. Named for noted chief, the "Turkey". Here in October 1816, a council of Cherokees, Creeks, and Chickasaws met to settle boundaries and ratify a peace treaty. General Andrew Jackson, Samuel Dale, and David Crockett were there.
HM NumberHM261M
Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] ANGELA NICHOLS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 621955 N 3779722
Decimal Degrees34.15130000, -85.67708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.078', W 85° 40.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 4.68" N, 85° 40' 37.5" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-372 US-411 BUS, Centre AL 35960, US
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