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Highlands in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Harbison

1862 - 1936

 
 
Thomas Harbison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
1. Thomas Harbison Marker
Inscription. Botanist and educator. Pioneer in the study of flora, southeastern U.S. Highlands his base after 1886; taught here.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archive and History. (Marker Number Q 55.)
 
Location. 35° 3.203′ N, 83° 11.811′ W. Marker is in Highlands, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on North 4th Street (U.S. 64). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NC 28741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel T. Kelsey (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); André Michaux (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Soto (approx. ¼ mile away); Wade Hampton (approx. 6.9 miles away); Zachary-Tolbert House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Silas McDowell (approx. 8.3 miles away); Walhalla State Fish Hatchery (approx. 8.5 miles away in South Carolina); William R. Geddings Fish Culture House (approx. 8.5 miles away in South Carolina). Click for a list of all markers in Highlands.
 
Categories. EducationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Thomas Harbison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
2. Thomas Harbison Marker
Thomas Harbison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
3. Thomas Harbison Marker
 
 
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