Saluda Indians

Saluda Tribe: Meaning unknown. Saluda Connections. These are uncertain but circumstantial evidence indicates strongly that the Saluda were a band of Shawnee, and therefore of the Algonquian stock. Saluda Location. On Saluda River. Saluda History. Almost all that we know regarding the Saluda is contained in a note on George Hunter’s map of the Cherokee […]

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Saluda Tribe

Saluda Indians. A small tribe formerly living on Saluda river, South Carolina. According to Rivers (Hist. S.C., 38, 1856) they removed to Pennsylvania probably early in the 18th century, which, if true would indicate that they were probably connected with the Shawnee. In addition to that of the river, the name survives in Saluda gap in the Blue Ridge.

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