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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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWomen.
 
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 8 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); Dan K. Moore (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 3˝ miles away); Echota Mission (approx. 7.1 miles away); William Holland Thomas (approx. 7.1 miles away); Browning Knob (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylva.
 
Gertrude Dills McKee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
2. Gertrude Dills McKee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 707 times since then. 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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Jan. 19, 2021