Mingus Mill, near Cherokee, North Carolina, was built in 1886 by Sion Early for six hundred dollars. It was a custom mill which catered to each customers preference. It was acquired by the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in 1930.
Cherokee, North Carolina <3 The town of Cherokee was an actual reservation. I had fun whenever I visited that place. There were actually Native American children bathing in the rivers*-*I was actually surrounded by real Native Americans.
. Newfound Gap Road Newfound Gap Road is the only mountain route that completely traverses the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 33-mile drive from Gatlinburg to Cherokee, North Carolina takes visitors through the heart of the mountains and is one of the area’s top rated “auto-touring” routes.