Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Overhill Cherokees, and her son Fivekiller are buried here. Their graves overlook the pastoral landscape along the Ocoee River, near where she operated an inn at Womankiller Ford in her later years. The site is owned by the State of Tennessee and managed by the Hiwassee/Ocoee Hiwassee State Park. See the Nancy Ward Gravesite on the Furs to Factories Trail.Highway 411 E. (halfway between Ocoee & Benton) Benton, TN
The memorials are part of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum.
Directions to Memorials – From the museum, turn right and follow Hwy 360 to the junction of Hwy 360/Hwy 455. Follow Hwy 455 for about 5 miles, and then turn left onto County Road 461 where you will drive alongside the lake to the memorials. A grave marker notes the burying place of the great Cherokee Indian Chief , Oconostota, at Chota.
No Admission Fee
Hours: Daily, Sunrise to Sunset