“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hot Springs in Madison County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Paint Rock

Paint Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Paint Rock Marker
Inscription.  Early landmark. Site of Blockhouse to protect settlers from Indians, 1793. Figures on rock resemble paintings. Is 5½ miles northwest.
Erected 1950 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P-27.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
Location. 35° 53.614′ N, 82° 49.273′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, North Carolina, in Madison County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 496 Silvermine Rd, Hot Springs NC 28743, 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. Hot Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); Warm Springs Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Red Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Hot Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dorland - Bell Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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Balladry (approx. half a mile away); "Shelton Laurel Massacre" (approx. 5.2 miles away); Robert E. Lee (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 42 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 9, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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