Nancy Ward Tomb
Nearest cityBenton, Tennessee
Coordinates35°09′51″N 84°40′50″W / 35.16417°N 84.68056°W / 35.16417; -84.68056 (Ward, Nancy, Tomb)Coordinates: 35°09′51″N 84°40′50″W / 35.16417°N 84.68056°W / 35.16417; -84.68056 (Ward, Nancy, Tomb)
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
NRHP reference No.73001815[1]
Added to NRHPApril 11, 1973

The Nancy Ward Tomb is the tomb of Nancy Ward, her brother and her son in Benton, Tennessee, U.S.[2] In 1923, a plaque reading "Princess and Prophetess of the Cherokee Nation, the Pocahontas of Tennessee, and a constant friend of the American Pioneer" was installed by the Nancy Ward Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.[2] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since April 11, 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Ward, Nancy, Tomb". National Park Service. Retrieved April 28, 2018. With accompanying pictures