Hiwassee Garrison Site

  • Also Known As: Archaeological site 40RH35

  • Vicinity: Mouth of the Hiwassee River where it joins the Tennessee River
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1807/00/00 Col Return Jonathan Meigs Work Cherokee Nation and military agent for the United States War Department, Meigs establishes headquarters, Hiwassee Garrison, near the confluence of the Hiwassee River and Tennessee River.

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Particulars for Hiwassee Garrison Site:
Cultural Affiliation Angloamerican
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Sight Category Site

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 78002625
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Historic and non-aboriginal, Military, Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Angloamerican
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility
Current Function: Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function:

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