DescriptionMurphy was the site of Fort Butler, built by Gen. Winfield Scott during the roundup of the Cherokees 1837-38. A marble shaft marks the fort's location. Hiwassee Dam and Lake are nearby.
Visitor InfoCherokee County Chamber of Commerce 805 US 64W MURPHY, NC 28906. Phone:(828)837-2242
Things to SeeFields of the Wood