Cherokee Nation Searches for Mid-19th Century Boundary Markers

Mar 12, 2019

The Cherokee Nation is searching for five-foot tall, iron boundary markers put in by the U.S. General Land Office in the mid-19th century. The survey monuments were used to designate the boundary between the Cherokee and Creek Nation territories after both tribes were pushed into what is now Oklahoma. The markers are just as important now as they were then since they trump later land surveys.