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Zebulon Baird Vance

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
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Inscription.
In Loving Memory
Zebulon Baird Yance
Friend, Patriot, Philanthropist, Scholar, Orator, Statesman

Loyal friend to the Jewish people whom he honored in his classic lecture
"The scattered nation"
Born near Asheville N.C. May 18, 1836
Elected Governor of North Carolina
1862 - 1864 - 1876
Senator from North Carolina
1879-1894
Died in Washington D.C. April 15, 1894
His Body is interred in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, N.C.
 
Erected 1928 by Asheville Lodge 714, Independent Order of B'Nai B'Rith, District No. 5.
 
Location. 35° 26.551′ N, 82° 30.21′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (North Carolina Route 1547) east of Henderson Road (U.S. 25), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fletcher NC 28732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albert Pike (here, next to this marker); George Westfeldt (here, next to this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (a few steps from this marker); Dan Emmett (a few steps
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from this marker); Joel Chandler Harris (a few steps from this marker); John Fox, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Robert Loveman (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fletcher.
 
Regarding Zebulon Baird Vance. The Rev. Clarence Stuart McClellan, of the nearby Calvary Episcopal Church was behind the creation of this set of markers as an "Open Air Westminster Abbey of the South", described in a local newspaper account from another marker dedication ("Forest City Courier (Forest City, NC), September 17, 1931. Memorial To President Davis Dedicated.")
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - Zebulon Baird Vance. (Submitted on June 5, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. Zebulon Baird Vance Marker
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