Old Fort in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N 31.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Native Americans.
Location. 35° 37.742′ N, 82° 10.879′ W. Marker is in Old Fort, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of Catawba Avenue and North Railroad Street on Catawba Avenue. Marker is located just south of West Main Street (US Highway 70). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Fort NC 28762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Indian Fort (here, next to this marker); Andrews Geyser (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Andrews Geyser (approx. 3.7 miles away); Swannanoa Tunnel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Swannanoa Gap Engagement (approx. 5.1 miles away); Swannanoa Gap Stoneman's Raid (approx. 5½ miles away); Mount Mitchell Railroad (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Fort.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.