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

Ashe Monument

 
 
Ashe Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
1. Ashe Monument
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of
Samuel Ashe
1725 - 1813
Distinguished North Carolinian
Governor, Statesman and Jurist
in whose honor
the City of Asheville was named

 
Erected 1936 by Edward Buncombe Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1725.
 
Location. 35° 35.714′ N, 82° 32.936′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker can be reached from the Court Plaza east of S. Spruce St.. Marker is southeast of the courthouse, off the Court Plaza and north of Marjorie St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. In Remembrance of Col. Robert K. Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Shindig on the Green
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Milestones in Buncombe County (about 300 feet away); Buncombe County Court House (about 300 feet away); Ellington's Dream (about 300 feet away); Confederate Armory (about 300 feet away); Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Lynching in America / The Lynching of John Humphries (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Ashe. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Ashe Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
2. Ashe Monument
viewed from the southeast with courthouse in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,226 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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