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Sylva in Jackson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gertrude Dills McKee

1885 - 1948

 
 
Gertrude Dills McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
1. Gertrude Dills McKee Marker
Inscription.  First woman elected to N.C. Senate, 1930. Civic leader and clubwoman. Home was 50 yds. west.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-51.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 35° 22.407′ N, 83° 13.481′ W. Marker is in Sylva, North Carolina, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 23) and Landis Street on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylva NC 28779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To our Valiant Fathers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson County War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sylva Collegiate Institute (approx. ¼ mile away); Dan K. Moore (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Boundary (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts
Gertrude Dills McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
2. Gertrude Dills McKee Marker
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylva.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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