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Hiddenite in Alexander County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hiddenite

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
1. Hiddenite Marker
Inscription.  A gem found only in N.C., named for W.E. Hidden, mineralogist of N.Y., who prospected in this area about 1880. Mines were nearby.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-29.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 35° 54.269′ N, 81° 6.118′ W. Marker is in Hiddenite, North Carolina, in Alexander County. Marker is on State Highway 90 0.6 miles east of Wayfound Church Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hiddenite NC 28636, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brantley York (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander County Veterans Memorial Bell Tower (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Bell (approx. 4.3 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 4.3 miles away); Picket's Charge (approx. 4.3 miles away); William Sharpe (approx. 8.4 miles away); Clio's Nursery (approx. 8˝ miles away); Herman Haupt (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
2. Hiddenite Marker
 Hiddenite. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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3. Hiddenite Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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