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Hendersonville in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Howard Gap Road

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2008
1. Howard Gap Road Marker
Inscription.  Route used by Indians & settlers in crossing the Blue Ridge. Named for Capt. Thomas Howard, 1776 militia leader.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office Of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-82.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 35° 20.985′ N, 82° 25.95′ W. Marker is in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Gap Rd. (U.S. 64) and Chimney Rock Rd. (North Carolina Highway 1006) on Howard Gap Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hendersonville NC 28792, 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. Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hendersonville High School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Syndicate Building (approx. 2.7 miles away);
Howard Gap Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2008
2. Howard Gap Road Marker
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Clarke Hardware Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kirk Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); Queen Theater (approx. 2.7 miles away); J. C. Penny Building (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hendersonville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,820 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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