Waynesville in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
State dog. Prized for big game hunting skills. Breed refined in 1800s by Henry Plott & Family. Their home 2 mi. SW.
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-87.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Sports.
Location. 35° 28.758′ N, 83° 0.835′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Plott Creek Road 0.1 miles west of Brookside Court, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in front of Hazelwood Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 Plott Creek Road, Waynesville NC 28786, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waynesville Engagement (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas's Resting Place (approx. 1.3 miles away); Martin's Surrender (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Museum Of N.C. Handicrafts (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. N.C. Education Association (approx. 1.8 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesville.
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1. Plott Hound. The Plott Hound is one of the least known breeds of dog in the United States, even though it is the state dog of North Carolina. The Plott Hound is a large scent hound, originally bred for hunting boar. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Plott Dog Breed Information. Powerful and well-muscled, the Plott brings big game such as bear or boar to bay or tree with its determination, endurance and courage. Today, the Plott - who is the state dog of North Carolina - is also used for coonhunting in addition to his more traditional duties. The breed's smooth, glossy coat can be any shade of brindle (a streaked or striped pattern of dark hair imposed on a lighter background), solid black or have a saddle or markings. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.