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Address: Just off the Historic Courthouse Square, Hayesville, NC 28904
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Only saw the outside.

The winter hut is a great replica. It was closed the day we were there but you are free to see all the camp exibits outside and there is a path you can hike to the indian mounds.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Murphy, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The huts and garden are wonderful replicas showing how the Cherokee lived. The only reason I didn't give it more stars was that I found the guided trail difficult to follow and ended up lost. Other than that, this is a great way to spend time learning about the local culture.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The winter hut is a great replica. It was closed the day we were there but you are free to see all the camp exibits outside and there is a path you can hike to the indian mounds.

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Ellijay, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Cherokee Homestead Exhibit is a small but neat outdoor site depicting an early 1700’s Cherokee family homestead with a winter house, summerhouses, corncrib, dugout canoe, and family gardens. Signage is helpful to understand how the Indians must have lived in the area. This is a free exhibit located between the Old Jail Museum and The Native Botanical Garden. You can... More 

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Hayesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Sandy Nicolette was our guide for this, and it was quite interesting. The Old Jail museum is right above this. The lady there is quite informative. Made it a great experience for our group.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This is a sweet little exhibit in the old jail. It is definitely worth a short stop when sightseeing in this beautiful area.

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Griffin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Very much enjoyed visiting this exhibit. The exhibit is in a fairly small area so there is not alot of walking involved if you want to see everything. Unfortunately, the museum adjoining the site has very limited hours of operation and we were not able to tour it.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Another little gem in the heart of Hayesville. It is adjacent to the town museum which is in a one hundred year old jail. Another free attraction in Hayesville.

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Ellijay, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

You wouldn't expect to find this exhibit in downtown Hayesville, but there it was. What a cool place. The buildings look very authentic, with trails to roam and descriptions to read. This is well worth the stop and very informational. Tip #1 Great for families with school age children Tip #2. It's FREE Tip #3 give yourself an hour or... More 

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North Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Informative and worth the ride to check out. Take a walk along the Quannassee path down to Spikebuck Mound.

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Cincinnati
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

If you have a several free minutes while in Hayesville, NC, a visit to the Cherokee Homestead Exhibit is worth the stop. There are about three exhibits displaying a couple village buildings and a wall that has several sentences translated into Cherokee. It is a small exhibit but there is no charge.

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