Highlands in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Legends & Lore —
Erected 2019 by North Carolina Folklife Institute and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 49.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 35° 3.152′ N, 83° 11.817′ W. Marker is in Highlands, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Road 1603) and North 4th Street (U.S. 64), in the median on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NC 28741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Edwards Inn (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Harbison (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Highlands Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation (about 500 feet Samuel T. Kelsey (about 500 feet away); André Michaux (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Prince House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Lapham (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.