Near Valley in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 36° 7.473′ N, 82° 3.207′ W. Marker is near Valley, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker can be reached from Roaring Creek Road. Touch for map. Plaques are on the Appalachian Trail in the Pishah National Forest. Closest town is Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Marker is in this post office area: Newland NC 28657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 5.4 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead Asa Gray (approx. 9.6 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 9.6 miles away); A Woman of War (approx. 10.2 miles away); Crossnore School (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Regarding Overmountain Men. The battle of King’s Mountain was a turning point of the Revolutionary War in the south.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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