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Address: 1 Junaluska Dr, Robbinsville, NC 28771-8418

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Walked the medicinal trail and visited Junaluska's memorial and burial site.

Large granite stones carved with quotes from those who knew Junaluska surround his grave. I enjoyed walking the medicinal trails- upper and lower. There are several markers that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stuttgart, Germany
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The entrance is not the best setup, kinda dangerous being a blind curve, had alot of information that was insightful, not well maintained.

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Thank Jaime C
Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large granite stones carved with quotes from those who knew Junaluska surround his grave. I enjoyed walking the medicinal trails- upper and lower. There are several markers that mention Cherokee members of the local communities and their outstanding contributions as people of high principles and character. I did not visit the museum because I was traveling with my dog. Maybe... More 

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Thank RSamples
Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The museum is closed and being rebuilt. The grave and plaques are still there. Interesting historical site.

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Thank MountainGal1
Vonore, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The medicine trail is very well done. Learn how the cherokee utilized little known plants as medicine and food. And see the plants for yourself while walking a shaded hilly short trail.

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Thank Jamie D
Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

A very moving burial site for an unsung hero of our country. Take time to reflect on how we have behaved in the past and think about how we can continue to improve. Thanks to the folks who maintain this memborial to a great American.

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Thank mac2310
Robbinsville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

In 2015, Robbinsville had a bad storm and trees feel on the museum. During the insurance mitigation process, black mold was found in the basement. Costs to repair were too expensive - the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are working on a new location for their museum. Until then, stop by to visit the Junaluska Burial Memorial and learn about... More 

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1 Thank Tabitha M
Robbinsville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

this is a very educational place , the lady that is at the museum is a wealth of knowledge on the Cherokee tribes, The kids enjoyed the arrowheads , the different tools and things and how they were used was very interesting. outside is the medicine trail showing the plants that were used for healing. The story of junaluska and... More 

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Thank helen w
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We went to this museum with our family which included children ages 6-17 years and really enjoyed ourselves! The museum is small but quaint and had many hands-on exhibits that the children could experience. It was staffed by 2 members of the local Cherokee tribe who spoke with the children and demonstrated the uses of some of the items. My... More 

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Maine
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We had a wonderful visit here, and learned much about the Cherokee. Although a small museum it is overflowing with passion for these people and their lifestyle.. The woman at the museum was so willing to share stories and really made that part of our trip so memorable. We were so glad we went.

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Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

We were moved by the story of Janaluska, and wanted to visit the museum. While we walked the medicine trail, the museum was closed with no sign stating hours.

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