Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
1852 - 1923
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 36.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 35° 36.489′ N, 82° 34.647′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Riverside Drive (State Highway 251) south of Pearson Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 Riverside Dr, Asheville NC 28801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Asheville (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Asheville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zelda Fitzgerald (approx. 0.7 miles away); Buncombe Turnpike (approx. 0.7 miles away); The University of North Carolina at Asheville (approx. 0.7 miles Riverside Cemetery (approx. one mile away); 1st U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Locke Craig (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
Regarding Richmond Pearson. Richmond Pearson was born at "Richmond Hill," in Yadkin County, NC. He is the 4th of 5 children of Richmond and Margaret Pearson from Yadkin County, NC. His father was Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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Also see . . .
1. US gov Biographical information about Richmond Pearson. (Submitted on January 4, 2014, by A. Taylor of Laurel, Maryland.)
2. NC state Office of Archives and History for marker P-36. (Submitted on January 4, 2014, by A. Taylor of Laurel, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2014, by A. Taylor of Laurel, Maryland. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2014, by A. Taylor of Laurel, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.