The Lesser Franklin

TitleThe Lesser Franklin
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsTemplin, David H.
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsBlount County, Cherokee Indians -- Land negotiation, Early exploration, Pioneer families, Revolutionary War, Sevier County

Describes the Territory South of the French Broad and its role in the State of Franklin, from 1776 to 1806. Includes battles, legislative issues, and difficulties for the settlers to get title to their land, despite treaties.


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