History Talk With Robert Scott Davis Jr
Robert Scott Davis, Jr. will be speaking at the Pendley Brewing Company on August 25th at 7 p.m. on the subject of Andrew Pickens and his involvement with the Treaty of Long Swamp. Mind you, this was likely made on lands in present-day Cherokee County, near Ball Ground. I look forward to his presentation!
Long Swamp (9-CK1) was excavated several times by Robert Wauchope and others,
The Letters of Benjamin Hawkins referred to the site in his journals back in 1796.
Continue 2 miles down the river and cross Looccunna heat (Long Swamp), a creek 35 feet wide, turn down the creek and thro’ the remains of the town of this name, there were some peach trees, cotton stalks and corn;
Here’s a map taken from Wauchope’s actual report on the site, It is almost exactly 11 miles away from Hickory Log – The Super Walmart location in Canton.