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Hiwassee Island


  • Address: TN 60
  • Vicinity: Tennessee River, Refuge is closed from November 15 to the last day in February, Observation Platform is open year-round.


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1540/00/00 Hernando De Soto Explorer The Desoto Expedition reaches Hiwassee Island in 1540.
1809/00/00 Cherokee Indians Home Sam Houston lives on Hiwassee Island with 300 Cherokees from 1809 to 1810. He was adopted by Chief Oolootek (John Jolly) and named The Raven.
1809/00/00 Sam Houston Home Sam Houston lives on Hiwassee Island with 300 Cherokees from 1809 to 1810. He was adopted by Chief Oolootek (John Jolly) and named The Raven.

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Particulars for Hiwassee Island:
Activity Birding
Animal Birds
Cultural Affiliation Cherokee
Animal Crane (bird)
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Cultural Affiliation Native American
Area of Significance Politics-government
Animal Sand Hill Crane
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Water-related
Geographic Wildlife Refuge




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