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Title:[Photograph of posthole pattern of the mid-18th century Cherokee townhouse and summer pavillion at Tomotley, taken in 1976] / [by Gerald F. Schroedl] : a machine-readable transcription
Author:Schroedl, Gerald F.
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Date: 1976
Extent: 1p
Summary :This is a photograph of posthole patterns dating back to the mid-18th century of two Cherokee townhouses found in Tomotley. The rectangular summer pavillion is on the left and the larger circular winter townhouse or council house is on the right. In these public buildings, social, political, and military meetings were held. Excavations of Tomotley were conducted by the University of Tennessee in 1976 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Director, Gerald F. Schroedl.
Collection :Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Document :mm017
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Posthole pattern of the Cherokee townhouse (large structure to left) and summer pavilion (rectangular building to right) at Tomotley, mid-18th century. Excavations by the University of Tennessee, 1976. Photograph by Gerald F. Schroedl. This information was provided by the Frank H. McClung Museum.
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