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H Tennessee Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Halfway Town. A former Cherokee settlement on Little Tennessee r., about halfway between Sitiku and Chilhowee, about the boundary of the present Monroe and London cos., E. Term. Timber-lake, Mem., map, 1765.

Hiwassee (Ayuhwa′sĭ, ‘savanna’, ‘meadow’). The name of several former Cherokee settlements. The most important, commonly distinguished by the Cherokee as Ayuhwa′sĭ  Egwâ′hĭ, or Great Hiwassee, was on the N. bank of Hiwassee r., at the present Savannah ford, above Columbus, Polk co., Tenn. Another was farther up the same river, at the junction of Peachtree cr., above Murphy, Cherokee co., N. C. Mooney in 19th Rep. B. A. E., 512, 1900.


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