East Tennessee PBS

Secrets of the Nolichucky River

Special | 56m 46s

Nestled alongside the scenic Nolichucky River, the archaeological site known as “Cane Notch” reveals secrets buried for hundreds of years in East Tennessee. Could this be the fabled lost Cherokee homeland? For the first time, witness a Cherokee archaeological excavation as it unfolds. Uncover the perfectly-preserved Cherokee house archaeological experts have dubbed “a mini-Pompeii.”

Aired: 07/24/19

Rating: NR

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Funding for Secrets of the Nolichucky was provided by Humanities Tennessee and the Tennessee Council for Professional Archeology. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers like you.