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

Andre Michaux

 
 
Andre Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
1. Andre Michaux Marker
Inscription. French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Grandfather Mountain, August, 1794.
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 22.)
 
Location. 36° 5.084′ N, 81° 50.746′ W. Marker is in Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 221 and Blowing Rock Highway 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. Asa Gray (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Woman of War (approx. 2.8 miles away); Banner Elk (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lees-McRae College (approx. 5.6 miles away); Shepherd M. Dugger (approx. 5.6 miles away); Crossnore School (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 8 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Entrance to Grandfather Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
2. Entrance to Grandfather Mountain
Andre Michaux Marker, looking north along US 221 at Grandfather Mountain image. Click for full size.
By an S.C. Traveler, June 2011
3. Andre Michaux Marker, looking north along US 221 at Grandfather Mountain
Andre Michaux Marker, looking southbound along US 221 image. Click for full size.
By an S.C. Traveler, June 2011
4. Andre Michaux Marker, looking southbound along US 221
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 3 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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