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Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The County of Buncombe

 
 
The County of Buncombe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. The County of Buncombe Marker
Inscription.
Near and West of this spot at Gum Spring
The County of Buncombe
was organized on April 16, 1792
under act of the
General Assembly of North Carolina
Erected by
The National Society of the
Colonial Dames Of America
In the State of North Carolina
1922

 
Erected 1922 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 35° 34.028′ N, 82° 32.554′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Biltmore Plaza and Kitchen Pl on Biltmore Plaza. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Biltmore House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flood of 1916 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newton Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Smith-McDowell House (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines
The County of Buncombe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. The County of Buncombe Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.9 miles away); Asheville Normal School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Asheville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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