Grandfather Mountain in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1970 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1841.
Location. 36° 5.093′ N, 81° 50.809′ W. Marker is in Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on U.S. 221. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andre Michaux (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 1.8 miles away); Linn Cove Viaduct (approx. 1.9 miles away); A Woman of War (approx. 2.8 miles away); Banner Elk (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lees-McRae College Shepherd M. Dugger (approx. 5.6 miles away); Crossnore School (approx. 6.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.