Watauga Settlers

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Fort Watauga - History - Watauga Settlement
... In the late 1760s, Euro-American settlers began arriving in the Holston, Watauga, and Nolichucky river valleys in southwest Virginia and what is now northeast Tennessee ... Along the Watauga, settlers were drawn to a place known as the Watauga Old Fields, an ancient Native American gathering place that pre-dated the Cherokee ... of flat, cleared land located along the Watauga's Sycamore Shoals, a relatively low stretch of the river where pioneers and travelers could cross with ease ...

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    When old settlers say “One has to understand the country,” what they mean is, “You have to get used to our ideas about the native.” They are saying, in effect, “Learn our ideas, or otherwise get out; we don’t want you.”
    Doris Lessing (b. 1919)