PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 653-OCT. 10 , 1949
Grant to Eastern
Band of Cherokee In-
dians.
boundary line south thirty-nine degrees forty-two and one-half min-
utes east two hundred ninety and eighty-three one-hundredths feet
to a two-inch iron pipe; thence south thirty-nine degrees thirty-four
minutes east six hundred ninety-five and sixty-three one-hundredths
feet to a cross mark cut on a rock, said cross mark being transit point
numbered 71 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, section 2-Y, boundary line;
thence with said Parkway boundary:
South seventy-two degrees twenty-seven minutes west nine hundred
twelve and eighty-five one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit
point numbered 70; south seventy-three degrees twenty-seven and
one-half minutes west one hundred ninety-nine and fifty-seven one-
hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 69; north
seventy-two degrees seven and one-half minutes west three hundred
forty-four and seventy-one one -hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit
point numbered 68; north sixty-five degrees forty-three minutes west
six hundred forty-seven and seventy-one one-hundredths feet to an
iron rod, transit point numbered 67; south eighty-four degrees twenty-
seven and one-half minutes west one hundred thirty and sixteen one-
hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 66; north
eighty-one degrees five minutes west two hundred seventy-eight and
two one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 65;
north fifty-seven degrees one-half minute west thirty-eight and sixty-
eight one-hundredths feet to the point of beginning, and containing
thirty-eight and forty-five one-hundredths acres, more or less, and
lying entirely within Haywood County.
In exchange for the lands so granted to the United States, there is
hereby granted to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians the beneficial
interest in the following-described lands of approximately equal value,
which lands shall hereafter be excluded from the Blue Ridge Parkway:
TRACT NUMBERED 1-BUNCHES GAP
Beginning at an iron rod, transit point numbered 43 on the Blue
Ridge Parkway boundary line, section 2-Y, said point being further
described as being located approximately six hundred and fifty feet
northwest from Bunches Gap and approximately one hundred and
thirty feet north of the Indian Service Road; running thence the fol-
lowing courses and distances, to wit:
South eighty-five degrees forty-four and one-half minutes east one
thousand four hundred seventy-three and seventy-three one-hun-
dredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 44; north sixty-four
degrees twenty-nine minutes east eight hundred ninety-four and fifty-
three one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 45;
south seventy-one degrees twenty-six and one-half minutes east one
thousand fourteen and eighty-nine one-hundredths feet to an iron
rod, transit point numbered 46; north three degrees thirty-two minutes
east six hundred ninety-three and ninety-five one-hundredths feet to
an iron rod, transit point numbered 47; north three degrees eleven and
one-half minutes west nine hundred seventy-nine and eighty-two one-
hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 48;
said transit point being located on the boundary line between the
Qualla tract of the Cherokee Indian Reservation and the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park; thence with said boundary line south forty
degrees twelve minutes east, one thousand sixty-nine and fifty-three
one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 49, and
there leaving said National Park and Indian Reservation boundary
line; thence-
South two degrees sixteen and one-half minutes east five hundred
and sixty-nine and twenty-three one-hundredths feet to an iron rod,
transit point numbered 50; south seventeen degrees seventeen and one-
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