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

Hiddenite

 
 
Hiddenite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brantley York (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander County Veterans Memorial - World Wars I & II (approx. 4.3 miles away); Alexander County Veterans Memorial - Korea & Viet Nam (approx. 4.3 miles away); Alexander County Veterans Memorial Bell Tower
Hiddenite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
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(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); Homestead (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Hiddenite. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Hiddenite Marker image. Click for full size.
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 60 times since then and 10 times this year. 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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May. 21, 2022