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CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

HISTORY

 
 
 
Here you will find articles about Cherokee County frontiersmen and their families who settled on the rugged but beloved Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina. Articles are arranged sequentially rather than alphabetically. I hope you enjoy reading this and will click on the old mailbox below to contact me if you find a connection!

C O N T E N T S

"A Glimpse of Cherokee County's Past" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Early White Settlements in Cherokee County" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Old Post Offices and Postmasters in Cherokee County" compiled by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"There's Culture in 'Them Thar' Hills." written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Industry Arrives in Cherokee County" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Early Churches in Cherokee County" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Unaka Ridge, Cradle for Church of God Denomination" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Cherokee County Musters Recruits" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Cherokee County's Confederate Companies" written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

"Cherokee County Timeline 1820 - 1940" compiled by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

A Terrible Murder in 1895

Decoration at Peachtree May 30, 1915

Hangingdog Singing and Decoration Day May 30, 1915

Archibald D. Murphey Monument Unveiled August 11, 1917

~ TO BE CONTINUED ~

W A N T    M O R E    S T O R I E S ?    C L I C K    L I N K S    B E L O W .

Appalachian Pioneers - Stories & Anecdotes about my Husband's Family

Patchwork Pieces - Stories & Anecdotes about my Family

School Days, Golden Rule Days -- Stories & School Group Photos

"A WORD FITLY SPOKEN IS LIKE APPLES OF GOLD IN A SETTING OF SILVER." PROVERBS 25 : 11

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