Banner Elk in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Shepherd M. Dugger
Author of The Balsam Groves of the Grandfather Mountain, 1892; educator and humorist. Grave one block south.
Erected 1971 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 36.)
Location. 36° 9.768′ N, 81° 52.467′ W. Marker is in Banner Elk, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street West (State Highway 184/194) and Maple Court, on the right when traveling west on Main Street West. Touch for map. The marker is near the entrance to Lees-McRae College. 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. Lees-McRae College (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Banner Elk.
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