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In 1799, part of the boundary between North Carolina and Tennessee was established by surveyor John Strother, who kept a field book and diary of his wilderness trip. As far as THE STATE magazine can determine, the diary has never before been published in its entirety.
In this second and concluding installment of his diary, John Strother describes the survey of the North Carolina-Tennessee line in 1799, from Pond Mountain to Painted Rock on the French Broad River.