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Highlands in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

André Michaux

 
 
Andre' Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
1. Andre' Michaux Marker
Inscription.  French botanist. First visit to North Carolina to study flora was June, 1787, when he traversed the Highlands Plateau.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q 17.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 35° 3.216′ N, 83° 11.982′ W. Marker is in Highlands, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 64) west of North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NC 28741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Soto (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Harbison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moccasin War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Prince House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Lapham (approx. ¼ mile away); Samuel T. Kelsey (approx. ¼ mile away); Wade Hampton (approx. 7 miles away); Zachary-Tolbert House (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
 
Andre' Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
2. Andre' Michaux Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 26, 2020