Chiaha

Chiaha (HMKAA)

Location: Kimball, TN 37347 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 2.488', W 85° 41.349'

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To the south, in the Tennessee River, is Burns' Island, formerly known as Lowery's Island. Here, at the Creek town of Chiaha, DeSoto camped June 5 to 28, 1540, while two scouts were sent north 30 leagues in search of gold. Here the Spaniards first found fenced villages. When they left, 500 carriers were furnished them.
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HM NumberHMKAA
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Marker Number2B-3
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 619560 N 3878426
Decimal Degrees35.04146667, -85.68915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.488', W 85° 41.349'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 29.28" N, 85° 41' 20.94" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 139 Lee Highway, Kimball TN 37347, US
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