Other Sites to Visit
Nearby there are memorials at the sites of Chota and Tanasi both thriving Cherokee villages during Sequoyah & Ayoka's lifetime.
The Museum at Fort Loudoun
For travelers between Knoxville and Atlanta who are interested in Cherokee history, the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is only one of the several significant sites along historic U.S. 411.
On the same island as the Museum, Fort Loudoun (1756-60) was built by the British to protect the Cherokee frontier during the French and Indian War.
Across the river from the fort is the Tellico Blockhouse, which was garrisoned by U.S. troops in the Cherokee area between 1794-1807.
Red Clay State Park
South of Cleveland, Tennessee.
The Vann House
Near Chatsworth, Georgia.
Calhoun, Georgia, near U.S. 411.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Be sure to visit the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, North Carolina, on U.S. 441 at Drama Road.
Be sure to check out our newest Marina & Resort here on Route 411 North, in Vonore, TN.