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

Geodesic Domes

 
 
Geodesic Domes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, September 5, 2016
1. Geodesic Domes Marker
Inscription. Prototype domes built nearby in 1948 & 1949 by Buckminster Fuller while he taught at Black Mountain College.
 
Erected 2015 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-93.)
 
Location. 35° 36.795′ N, 82° 19.699′ W. Marker is in Black Mountain, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on West State Street (U.S. 70) 0.1 miles west of Cragmont Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 W State St, Black Mountain NC 28711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Mountain College (approx. 0.3 miles away); André Michaux (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montreat College (approx. half a mile away); Mount Mitchell Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.8 miles away); Swannanoa Gap (approx. 3.1 miles away); Swannanoa Tunnel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Swannanoa Gap Engagement (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Black Mountain.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
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Geodesic Domes Marker (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, September 5, 2016
2. Geodesic Domes Marker (facing east)
Geodesic Domes Marker (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, September 5, 2016
3. Geodesic Domes Marker (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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