Cherokee Boundary (1767)

Cherokee Boundary (1767) (HMX45)

Location: Fountain Inn, SC 29644 Greenville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 40.737', W 82° 12.321'

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[Front]:
In 1766-67 S.C. & N.C. negotiated with the Cherokee to establish a boundary between Indian land to the west and new settlement to the east. This north-south line ran past this point to N.C. and on to Va. In S.C. it ran north from near present-day Honea Path, crossed the Reedy River near present-day Princeton, and ended at the S.C.-N.C. line.

[Reverse]:
The Cherokee ceded all land east of the 1767 line to the colonies of S.C. and N.C. In 1786, when S.C. created its first counties, the line from the Reedy River to the S.C.-N.C. line south of Tryon, N.C. was the boundary for Greenville County between both Spartanburg and Laurens Counties. In 1793 the Greenville boundary shifted east to accommodate new settlers south of the Enoree River.
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HM NumberHMX45
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission series
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Marker Number23-30
Year Placed2005
Placed ByGreenville County Historic Preservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 389579 N 3838101
Decimal Degrees34.67895000, -82.20535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.737', W 82° 12.321'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 44.22" N, 82° 12' 19.26" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1012 McCarter Rd, Fountain Inn SC 29644, US
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