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Grandfather Mountain in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Asa Gray

 
 
Asa Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
1. Asa Gray Marker
Inscription. American botanist and Harvard professor. In July,1841, investigated flora of this region. He visited Grandfather Mountain.
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 18.)
 
Location. 36° 5.093′ N, 81° 50.809′ W. Marker is in Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on U.S. 221. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andre Michaux (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Woman of War (approx. 2.8 miles away); Banner Elk (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lees-McRae College (approx. 5.6 miles away); Shepherd M. Dugger (approx. 5.6 miles away); Crossnore School (approx. 6.2 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 8 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. EducationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Asa Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
2. Asa Gray Marker
Asa Gray Marker, looking south along US 221 image. Click for full size.
By an S.C. Traveler, June 2011
3. Asa Gray Marker, looking south along US 221
Asa Gray Marker,(r), seen looking north along US 221, at Grandfather Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
By an S.C. Traveler, June 2011
4. Asa Gray Marker,(r), seen looking north along US 221, at Grandfather Mountain State Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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