Occaneechi Indians

Occaneechi Indians (HMRAQ)

Location: Clarksville, VA 23927 Mecklenburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 32.697', W 78° 32.381'

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The Occaneechi Indians once lived nearby on an island in the Roanoke River. Well known for trading goods with other Indians nations and colonists, the Occaneechi resided close to several Indian paths. They also hunted, fished, and raised crops that included corn, beans, and tobacco. In May 1676, Nathaniel Bacon enlisted the Occaneechi to help defeat Susquehannocks and then turned on the Occaneechi and attacked them. The Occaneechi left Virginia with their neighbors the Saponis and Toteros soon afterward. By 1701, the Occaneechi were living on the Eno River in North Carolina.
Marker NumberF-98
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 720226 N 4047210
Decimal Degrees36.54495000, -78.53968333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 32.697', W 78° 32.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 32' 41.82" N, 78° 32' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 624-662 Unnamed Road, Clarksville VA 23927, US
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