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Hot Springs in Madison County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Balladry

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Balladry Marker
Inscription. English folklorist Cecil Sharp in 1916 collected ballads in the "Laurel Country." Jane Gentry , who supplied many of the songs, lived here.
 
Erected 1987 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 66.)
 
Location. 35° 53.501′ N, 82° 49.793′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, North Carolina, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Lance Avenue on Walnut Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hot Springs NC 28743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorland - Bell Institute (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert E. Lee (about 600 feet away); Hot Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warm Springs Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paint Rock (approx. half a mile away); Tennessee / North Carolina (approx. 5 miles away in Tennessee); " Shelton Laurel Massacre " (approx. 5.7 miles away); Frances Goodrich (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Balladry image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Balladry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 25 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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