At the present Franklin, NC
Burned by Williamson, 9-18-1776
Burned by Rutherford 9/1776
Town house on the mound used as a hospital
It was believed that the Nunnehi Little People lived under Niquassi mound
According to legend, God had promised the people that as long as the eternal flame was kept burning there, the Cherokees would not perish. They further believed that the Nunnehi had saved the fire for them.
Bartram visited in 1776