Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
National Championship winning college basketball coach for University of North Carolina and Member of Basketball Hall of Fame. Born in 1950 in Marion General Hospital, which stands one block north.
Erected by City of Marion, North Carolina.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 35° 41.196′ N, 82° 0.616′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 70) and New Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion NC 28752, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Kanipe (approx. ¾ mile away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carson House (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 7.8 miles away); Frontier Fort (approx. 10.4 miles away); The Old Indian Fort Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.