Grandfather Mountain in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1970 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-22.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 36° 5.084′ N, 81° 50.746′ W. Marker is in Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 221 and Blowing Rock Highway 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Asa Gray (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 1.8 miles away); Linn Cove Viaduct (approx. 1.8 miles away); A Woman of War (approx. 2.8 miles away); Former Avery County Jail Avery County Salute to Veterans (approx. 4˝ miles away); Avery County Veterans Monument (approx. 4˝ miles away); Banner Elk (approx. 5.2 miles away).
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 1,034 times since then and 79 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.