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Highlands in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Harbison

1862 - 1936

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
1. Thomas Harbison Marker
Inscription.  Botanist and educator. Pioneer in the study of flora, southeastern U.S. Highlands his base after 1886; taught here.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archive and History. (Marker Number Q 55.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 35° 3.203′ N, 83° 11.811′ W. Marker is in Highlands, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on North 4th Street (U.S. 64). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NC 28741, 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. Moccasin War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth Wright Prince House (about 700 feet away); Samuel T. Kelsey (about 800 feet away); André Michaux (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Lapham (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Soto (approx. ¼ mile away); Wade Hampton (approx. 6.9 miles away); Zachary-Tolbert House (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
 
Thomas Harbison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
2. Thomas Harbison Marker
Thomas Harbison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
3. Thomas Harbison Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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