Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
David L. Swain
Erected 1938 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P-5.)
Location. 35° 37.783′ N, 82° 33.159′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Merrimon Avenue (U.S. 25) near Beaverdam Road (North Carolina Route 2230). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Asbury (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); The University of North Carolina at Asheville (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.5 miles away); Buncombe Turnpike (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.5 miles away); Zelda Fitzgerald (approx. 1.5 miles away); Kiffin Y. Rockwell (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Asheville.
Regarding David L. Swain. Though the state experienced severe hardships during the Civil War, Swain managed to keep the University open. As Sherman’s army approached
(N.C. Dept. of Cultural Resources)
Also see . . .
1. Ella Swain Married a Union General. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
2. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - David Lowry Swain. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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