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The Last Cherokee Indian of Paris Mountain in Greenville, SC

Paris Mountain in Greenville, SC. Here are the Blue Ridge mountains that slope gently toward the great sand hills of central Carolina. This was Cherokee country until the white settlers displaced the vast majority of American Indians, starting with Richard Pearis who bought up this particular land now operating as Paris Mountain State Park. The public park has recovered its reputation from the amazing public works project by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) who constructed a dam for the lake and a number of stone buildings now on the National Register as designated landmarks.

The Curse of the Last Cherokee Indian of Paris Mountain in Greenville, SC

I know the folklore and recently learned about the land's inauspicious history from a...

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