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

Ashe Monument

 
 
Ashe Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
1. Ashe Monument
Inscription.

Dedicated to the memory of
Samuel Ashe
1725 - 1813
Distinguished North Carolinian
Governor, Statesman and Jurist
in whose honor
the City of Asheville was named

 
Erected 1936 by Edward Buncombe Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 35.714′ N, 82° 32.936′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker can be reached from the Court Plaza east of S. Spruce St.. Click for map. Marker is southeast of the courthouse, off the Court Plaza and north of Marjorie St. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buncombe County Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ellington's Dream (about 300 feet away); Confederate Armory (about 300 feet away); Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Young Menís Institute (about 400 feet away); Thomas Wolfe
Ashe Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
2. Ashe Monument
viewed from the southeast with courthouse in the background.
(about 400 feet away); War with Spain (about 400 feet away); To Honor the Revolutionary Soldiers (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Ashe. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 879 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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