Near Newland in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Yellow Mountain Road
Along a route nearby the "Over-Mountain Men" marched to victory at King's Mountain, 1780.
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Developement. (Marker Number N-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 36° 3.816′ N, 82° 0.864′ W. Marker is near Newland, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 19E and Roaring Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 19E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newland NC 28657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overmountain Men (approx. 4.7 miles away); Crossnore School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 6.7 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 6.7 miles away); A Woman of War (approx. 7.1 miles away); Peg Leg Iron Ore MineAndré Michaux (approx. 8.7 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.