Cabin of William Richardson Site of Indian Massacre

TitleCabin of William Richardson Site of Indian Massacre
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsLinn, Beulah D.
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsCemeteries, Cherokee Indians, History

Recounts the murder of five people and other acts of violence in the area later named Richardson's Cove. Includes excerpts from William Richardson's application for Revolutionary War pension, with names of witnesses. Describes the location and current state of the Richardson graveyard.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.