Dancing

History In Dance

The Overhill region is full of history including that of the Native Americans with their well-known tribal dances.

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Overhill Cherokee was the term for the Cherokee people located in their historic settlements in what is now the U.S. state of Tennessee in the Southeastern United States, on the western side of the Appalachian Mountains. This name was used by 18th-century European traders and explorers from British colonies along the Atlantic coast, as they had to cross the mountains to reach these settlements.

Cherokee Dances fall into two basic categories: Social Dances and Religious or Ceremonial Dances. Religious Dances always involved pre-selected dancers and complex choreography and steps, and also included at least one social dance at the end of the ceremonies which was open to all of the participants in a ceremonial dance.

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Places to stay near here

FIND COMFORT NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE

The Tennessee Overhill region covers several areas that are full of wonderful places to stay. No matter where you end up, you can rest easy knowing days full of fun and adventure await!

Watchman’s House

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Super 8

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Lake Ocoee Inn & Marina

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Ducktown Copper Inn

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Cherohala Motorcycle Resort

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Toqua Campground

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Welcome Valley Village

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Mountain Creek Hideaway

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Chilhowee Campground

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