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Banner Elk in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lees-McRae College

 
 
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By Steve Wilkerson, September 17, 2016
1. Lees-McRae College Marker
Inscription. Presbyterian. Founded in 1900 by Edgar Tufts. Named for teacher Elizabeth McRae & benefactor Mrs. S. P. Lees. Senior college since 1988.
 
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-43.)
 
Location. 36° 9.763′ N, 81° 52.486′ W. Marker is in Banner Elk, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street West (North Carolina Route 184/194) and Maple Court, on the right when traveling west on Main Street West. Click for map. Marker may have been recently relocated from a block or so west of current location due to recent construction. Marker is in this post office area: Banner Elk NC 28604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shepherd M. Dugger (within shouting distance of this marker); Banner Elk (approx. half a mile away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 5 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 5 miles away); Valle Crucis Episcopal Mission (approx. 5.3 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 5.6 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 5.6 miles away); A Woman of War (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Banner Elk.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page for Lees-McRae College Marker
Lees-McRae College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Wilkerson, September 17, 2016
2. Lees-McRae College Marker
. (Submitted on October 8, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Lees-McRae College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Wilkerson, September 17, 2016
3. Lees-McRae College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 3 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 October 14, 2016.
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