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CCCRA Events

CCCRA & WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY PRESENT

CHEROKEE ASTRONOMY AS SEEN FROM WATAUGA TOWN
Thursday, February 29
, 2024 - 7pm
Historic Courthouse Beal Center * 25 Herbert Street, Hayesville NC 28904

 

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Watauga: A Stellar Landscape

WCU archaeology students and instructors have conducted extensive non-invasive surveys at Watauga, an ancient Cherokee town. Findings at Watauga reveal that the town was part of a much larger landscape constructed in reference to sophisticated astronomical and calendrical functions. Learn more about the findings and how this heritage is celebrated by Cherokee communities today. 

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Cherokee Heritage Festival - September 21, 2024

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