“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Penland School

Penland School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kim Buchanan, December 7, 2014
1. Penland School Marker
Inscription. Founded 1929 by Lucy Morgan (1889-1981) to promote traditional crafts including pottery, metal-working, and weaving. Campus 1 mile S.W.
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 46.)
Location. 35° 56.967′ N, 82° 6.433′ W. Marker is near Bakersville, North Carolina, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of North Carolina Route 226 and Penland Road (County Route 1242), on the left when traveling north on State Route 226. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersville NC 28705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andre Michaux (approx. 5.3 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (approx. 5.4 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 5.4 miles away); Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 7.4 miles away); Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 9.5 miles away); Otway Burns Monument (approx. 11 miles away); Burnsville (approx. 11.1 miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersville.
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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