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Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Masa

d. 1933

 
 
George Masa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, August 27, 2022
1. George Masa Marker
Inscription.  Japanese photographer. Born Masahara Iizuka. Advocate of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Appalachian Trail. His studio was nearby.
 
Erected 2021 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-99.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicAsian AmericansParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 35° 35.701′ N, 82° 33.128′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Patton Avenue (Alternate U.S. 74) west of Biltmore Avenue (U.S. 25), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crossroads of Culture (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Stepping Out (within shouting distance of this marker); Zebulon Baird Vance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Early Years In Asheville's Historic Central Square
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Walk Into History (within shouting distance of this marker); Coleman Zageir (within shouting distance of this marker); O. Henry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
George Masa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, August 27, 2022
2. George Masa Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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