Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Placed in Honor of Mitzi Schaden Tessier, Local Historian
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
Location. 35° 35.665′ N, 82° 33.309′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on College Street (U.S. 74) near Coxe Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located at junction with Patton Avenue, a sidewalk ground style marker. 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. Jimmie Rodgers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. (about 500 feet away); Immortal Image (about 500 feet away); O. Henry (about 600 feet away); Historic Hilltop (about 700 feet away); Stepping Out (about 800 feet away); Battery Porter (about 800 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
Also see . . . Bascom Lamar Lunsford, From Wikipedia,. a lawyer, folklorist, and performer of traditional (folk and country) music from western North Carolina. He was often known by the nickname "Minstrel of the Appalachians." (Submitted on September 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.