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Junaluska Museum

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carol b wrote a review Apr 2021
1 contribution2 helpful votes
The museum no longer exists, BUT, a very informative trail and gravesite still is there. A well maintained trail tells extensive history or native American families who survived in the area to preserve Junuluska's grave and establish the site. Also there is a lot of signage about native plants and how the Cherokee used them for medicines, etc. And an account of Junuluska's complicity in Andrew Jackson's wars, and J's experience on the Trail of Tears. Do not miss this just because there's no longer a museum!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Jay K wrote a review Dec 2018
62 contributions15 helpful votes
A tree fell on the museum and the building has been torn down. The memorial is still there as is the walking trail of less than 1/4 of a mile.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Tomita22 wrote a review Dec 2018
Indiana133 contributions25 helpful votes
We saw the signs in town and thought we’d stop in. Saw the signs to the trail and memorial, which we visited, but the museum is no longer in operation. Memorial and monument were in need of some TLC, but offered interesting information on the Cherokee history. Didn’t take the trails as it was raining.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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jan120253 wrote a review Aug 2018
Broendby, Denmark102 contributions14 helpful votes
A small but very interesting museum in Robbinsville. Exhibits about Cherokee leader Junaluska and the tribe as such. Not too many visitors, so the friendly and helpful staff has good time to tell you all you want to know. Junaluska's grave is on the hill above the museum.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Naturelover212 wrote a review Aug 2018
Asheville, North Carolina69 contributions40 helpful votes
Unfortunately, the museum has been closed for a while which was a disappointment since we were eager to visit it. However, Junaluska's grave with markers extolling his remarkable life are easily accessible on the site although overrun by weeds. There's a medicine path highlighting native American medicinal plants which wends its way through nearby woods which is worth exploring. Once the museum is repaired, we'll be back! To find the gravesite, look for the big bear in the curve of the road!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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