Native American Historic and Interpretive Sites in the Carolinas, Virginia,
Georgia, and Tennessee.
This page is stored on the Cherokee County SCGenWeb Project pages
more for convenience than for relation to the county level
project. For those seeking an opportunity to explore the variety
of Native American historic and interpretive sites throughout the
Carolinas with a few others including in the interest of information.
Locations are linked to an "official" web page
Indian Village - A presentation of the Cherokee Historical Society is
located near Cherokee North Carolina. Cherokee North Carolina and the
surrounding area is probably one of the most visited Native American cultural
and historic centers in the SouthEast. This site is a recreation of an
18th century (post Mississippian Period) village and includes demonstration,
static, and interpretive exhibits. $$
Creek Indian Mound - A presentation of the North Carolina Department of
Cultural Resources. Town Creek Indian Mound is a State Historic Site
located near Mt. Gilead in Montgomery County NC. The site is an
archeological site as well as an interpretive recreation which represents the
ceremonial center of South Appalachian Mississippian (post AD1200) culture in
Creek Indian Village and Museum - Near Bastian Virginia along I77, this archeological
and interpretive site is managed by a local non-profit organization. The
site attempts to recreate an "Eastern Woodland" period village (though
they specify the year AD1215 (Mississippian Period) as the site period in
places. They do provide demonstrative interpretations.
Town was a seventeenth-century palisades village with about a dozen house
structures and associated features. Its site is located on an island in the
Roanoke River northwest of modern Durham, North Carolina." -- The writer
has not yet visited this site and offers no opinions.