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Near Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Forestry School

 
 
Forestry School Marker image. Click for full size.
circa May 1999
1. Forestry School Marker
Inscription. First U.S. school of forestry, Established 1898 by Dr. C.A. Schenck, chief forester, Biltmore estate. Location until 1909 was nearby.
 
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P-59.)
 
Location. 35° 20.991′ N, 82° 46.851′ W. Marker is near Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is on U.S. 276. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pisgah Forest NC 28768, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Draw Road (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wash Place (about 600 feet away); Hell Hole (about 700 feet away); Schoolhouse (about 700 feet away); Biltmore Forest School (about 700 feet away); Commissary (about 800 feet away); Ranger's Dwelling (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moon Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brevard.
 
Also see . . .  September 1898 -- Biltmore Forest School. This Month in NC History, from the University of North Carolina website. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Categories. EducationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Forestry School Marker image. Click for full size.
circa May 1999
2. Forestry School Marker
 
 
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