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Bryson City in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Horace Kephart

 
 
Horace Kephart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
1. Horace Kephart Marker
Inscription.  Author of "Our Southern Highlanders" (1913) and other works, naturalist, librarian. Grave 3/10 mi S.W. Mt. Kephart, 30 mi. N., is named for him.
 
Erected 1951 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number Q-41.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEnvironment.
 
Location. 35° 25.561′ N, 83° 26.876′ W. Marker is in Bryson City, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Spring Street (U.S. 19). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bryson City NC 28713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ellen Black Winston (within shouting distance of this marker); Deep Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tsali (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Dead of Swain County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yonaguska (approx. 2.4 miles away); Kituwah (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation (approx. 5.1 miles away); Horace Kephart's Last Permanent Camp (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryson City.
 
Horace Kephart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
2. Horace Kephart Marker
Bryson City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
3. Bryson City Cemetery
Cemetery where his grave is.
Bryson City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
4. Bryson City Cemetery
Marker is located on street below. "To the left"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,052 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the boulder marker at Kephart's gravesite. • Can you help?
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Nov. 25, 2020