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5957
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Located in Jackson County in western North Carolina, Judaculla Rock and its strange carvings have intrigued people for years. Irwin discusses some of the theories about the rock and who made the carvings.
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6565
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It lies at the end of Caney Fork Road in Jackson County. It measures approximately 15 feet long and 10 feet wide. Every square inch of it is covered with petroglyphs; all are deeply etched and no two are alike. It is thought to be 5,000 years old. It's Judaculla Rock, one of North Carolina's most intriguing attractions. Clyne discusses the rock and some theories about its markings.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 7, Sept 1980, p20-21, il
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23756
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Covered in carvings, Judaculla Rock is located along Caney Fork Creek in Jackson County, North Carolina and serves as a tourist destination. Some archaeologists believe the rock tells a story, others believe it is a map.
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29103
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This article is meant as a follow-up to the “Judaculla Rock” article by Hiram C. Wilburn in Southern Indian Studies, Volume 4, pages 19-21. The article addresses the geographical locations of Judaculla Rock and other natural features and tries to explain the meanings of these natural features and objects. These natural features and objects are related to the Cherokee mythical creature or character Judaculla. The mythology of the Judaculla is also explained.
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29102
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The author attempts to explain Judaculla Rock and its petroglyphs. The rock is believed to be of Cherokee origin and is located in Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina. An explanation of the mythical Cherokee character Judaculla or Tsul-ka-lu is first described. The author then follows by explaining that he believes the rock is a picture-map of the battle of Tal-i-wa fought in 1755. Evidence for his theory is provided.
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29261
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Judaculla Rock is a mysterious relic that lies at the end of Caney Fork Road in Cullowhee, North Carolina. The rock contains a myriad of ancient markings that the Cherokees believe were carved by Judaculla, god of the hunt. While scientists have searched for a more realistic explanation of its message, Judaculla Rock remains a legend and mystery.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Nov 1980, p20-21, por