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Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Andre Michaux

 
 
Andre Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 21, 2015
1. Andre Michaux Marker
Inscription. French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north, August 16, 1794, & May 6, 1795.
 
Erected 2000 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 20.)
 
Location. 36° 0.856′ N, 82° 9.435′ W. Marker is in Bakersville, North Carolina, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of Crimson Laurel Way (State Highway 226) and Hemlock Drive, on the right when traveling south on Crimson Laurel Way. 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 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Asa Gray (about 600 feet away); Penland School (approx. 5.3 miles away); Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 8.7 miles away); Overmountain Men (approx. 9.6 miles away); Otway Burns Monument (approx. 10.4 miles away); Burnsville (approx. 10.5 miles away); Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 12.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersville.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Andre Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 21, 2015
2. Andre Michaux Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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