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On June 4, 1924, the United States Congress passed an act aimed at terminating the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians.  Indian Agent Fred A. Baker was tasked with preparing an official roll of all members of the Eastern Band.

On April 1, 1937, Lloyd Frutchey, a Montgomery County farmer, conveyed one acre of land containing a Mississippian-era Indian mound to the state of North Carolina for excavation, interpret

There aren’t many places in North Carolina—or the country, even—where you can see the power of archaeology more than at Town Creek Indian Mound in Montgomery County.