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Near Tuxedo in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vance-Carson Duel

 
 
Vance-Carson Duel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
1. Vance-Carson Duel Marker
Inscription. On Nov. 5, 1827, Robert B. Vance, Former N.C. Congressman, was fatally wounded in a duel by Samuel P. Carson, his successor. 1/2 mile S.E.
 
Erected 1982 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P 25.)
 
Location. 35° 11.821′ N, 82° 26.086′ W. Marker is near Tuxedo, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old US 25 (State Highway 1265). Click for map. Marker is between Bob's Creek Road and Kingdom Place. Marker is in this post office area: Tuxedo NC 28784, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glassy Mountain Trails (approx. 5.1 miles away); Outdoor Inspiration (approx. 5.2 miles away); A Home for Champions (approx. 5.2 miles away); Connemara (approx. 5.3 miles away); Flat Rock (approx. 5.4 miles away); Poinsett Bridge (approx. 5.5 miles away in South Carolina); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.5 miles away); Forever on Duty (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Robert Brank Vance - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Vance-Carson Duel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
2. Vance-Carson Duel Marker
Vance-Carson Duel image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
3. Vance-Carson Duel
A view down the road from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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