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

Bingham School

 
 
Bingham School Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Bingham School Marker
Inscription. A boys' military school, operated by Robert Bingham, 1891-1928. Moved from Mebane. Campus was 1 mile S.W.
 
Erected 1948. (Marker Number P-16.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 37.498′ N, 82° 35.906′ W. Marker was in Woodfin, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker could be reached from Riverside Road (State Highway 251) 0.3 miles south of Old Leicester Highway (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Asheville NC 28804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richmond Pearson (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buncombe Turnpike (approx. 2 miles away); The University of North Carolina at Asheville (approx. 2 miles away); Zelda Fitzgerald (approx. 2 miles away); David L. Swain (approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph Lane (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. No orphaned signpost or other evidence of exact location. The photo on the NC Markers website (see link) appears to have
missing Bingham School Marker location image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, September 5, 2016
2. missing Bingham School Marker location
Facing south on Riverside Drive, just past N.L. Church entrance.
been taken in the adjacent lot (by the river), possibly during staging prior to installation.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. NC Markers page. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. NC Markers page - GIS page showing location of marker. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Education
 
missing Bingham School Marker location image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, September 5, 2016
3. missing Bingham School Marker location
Facing north on Riverside Drive, approaching N.L. Church entrance.
snip from NC DCR website showing marker site image. Click for full size.
By NC Dept of Cultural Resources & Bing, September 6, 2016
4. snip from NC DCR website showing marker site
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on .   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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