Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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 Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 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. Buncombe County Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ellington's Dream (about Confederate Armory (about 300 feet away); Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Lynching of John Humphries / Lynching in America (about 400 feet away); Young Men’s Institute (about 400 feet away); Thomas Wolfe (about 400 feet away); War with Spain (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.)
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 1,071 times since then and 49 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.