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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overmountain Men (approx. 4.7 miles away); Avery County Veterans Monument (approx. 5.2 miles away); Former Avery County Jail (approx. 5.2 miles away); Avery County Salute to Veterans (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Weaving Room at Crossnore School (approx. DAR Chapter House (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Bell Tower (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Crossnore School (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newland.
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