Signing of the Treaty of Holston

Signing of the Treaty of Holston (HM2HIK)

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N 35° 57.618', W 83° 54.795'

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July 2, 1791

On July 2, 1791, the United States and the Cherokee Nation signed the Treaty of Holston near this site. The treaty was negotiated by Governor William Blount of the Southwest Territory on behalf of President George Washington.
Among the terms of the treaty, the Cherokee ceded more land and the US government agreed to furnish them with farming implements, spinning wheels, and looms. Some 1,200 Cherokee attended. The treaty was signed by 41 Cherokee chiefs, with witnesses representing the United States from Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and the Kentucky Territory.
Marker Placed ByAndrew Bogle ChapterNational Society Daughters of the American Revolution2014
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByAndrew Bogle Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
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Date Added Monday, June 3rd, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 237268 N 3983469
Decimal Degrees35.96030000, -83.91325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.618', W 83° 54.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 37.08" N, 83° 54' 47.7" W
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