Watauga

Watauga can refer to:

Places
Bodies of Water
  • Watauga Lake in Tennessee
  • The Watauga River in North Carolina and Tennessee
Ships
  • USS Watauga (1864), a steam frigate planned for the United States Navy during the American Civil War that was never built
Other
  • The Watauga Association, a pre-revolutionary autonomous American government
  • The Watauga Democrat, a newspaper published in Boone, North Carolina
  • Watauga College, a residential college at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina
  • The Watauga Dam, on the Watauga and Elk Rivers in Carter County, Tennessee

Other articles related to "watauga":

Watauga Dam
... Watauga Dam is a hydroelectric and flood control dam on the Watauga River in Carter County, in the U.S ... At 318 feet (97 m), Watauga is the second-highest dam in the TVA system (behind only Fontana), and at the time of its completion was one of the highest earth-and-rock dams in the United ... The dam impounds the Watauga Lake of 6,430 acres (2,600 ha), and its tailwaters feed into Wilbur Lake ...
Historical Significance of The Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area - Watauga Association
... After surveyors placed the Watauga settlement and the other "south-of-Holston" settlements officially within the domain of the Cherokee tribe in 1771, Robertson negotiated a 10-year lease for the Watauga lands ... Being outside the authority of any of the British colonies, the Watauga settlers established a regional constitutional government known as the "Watauga Association." Tragedy struck as the lease was ...
Watauga Global Community
... Watauga Global Community is a residential college founded at Appalachian State University in 1972 ... Watauga Global Community has an interdisciplinary approach to fulfilling Appalachian's core requirements in English and History ... The program was founded as Watauga College, but was renamed in 2008 ...
Historical Significance of The Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area - Colonial Settlement
1760s, long hunters and traders established stations and hunting camps in the Watauga Valley in the vicinity of Sycamore Shoals ... These early explorers called the flats the Watauga "Old Fields" due to their resemblance to once-cultivated lands that had been left fallow ... founder of Nashville) made an excursion into the Watauga Valley, possibly to locate settlement sites for families fleeing the turmoil of the Regulator Movement in his native North Carolina ...