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Chief Benge Rock

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Hidden : 03/12/2009
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Dont let Benge get you.At place called Chief Benges Rock. Part way up Norton side of High Knob. Dot try when wet. Bring a friend along to take pictures and help if need be.

Cache is a pre form BYOP.The story was printed in the "Jacksonian", a paper published at Abingdon, VA., in 1846:"

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"If you don't watch out, Captain Benge will get you"

Robert Benge was born circa 1760 probably in the Cherokee village Toquo to John Benge and Wurteh, a Cherokee. Robert grew up to be the most notorious Cherokee in history. He was so feared in the central Appalachian areas of present-day Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee, that the settlers admonished their children by saying, "if you don't watch out, Captain Benge will get you

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