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

Electric Streetcars

 
 
Electric Streetcars Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Electric Streetcars Marker
Inscription. First electric trolley system in N.C. opened, Feb. 1, 1889, bolstering regional tourism. Served train depot 1/4 mile S.E.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-86.)
 
Location. 35° 34.981′ N, 82° 34.277′ W. Marker is in West Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Haywood Rd (North Carolina Route 191) and Euclid Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Haywood Rd. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel K. Moore (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wartime Jail (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines (approx. 1.2 miles away); Smith-McDowell House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battery Porter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Asheville Normal School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Appalachian Stage (approx. 1.2 miles away); "End of Car Line" (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Electric Streetcars Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Electric Streetcars Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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