Crossnore in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Founded by Mary Martin Sloop, physician, 1913, to serve region's youth. Weaving Room, est. 1920, boosted revival of handicrafts. Campus ½ mi. W.
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 36° 1.158′ N, 81° 55.414′ W. Marker is in Crossnore, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of Linville Falls Highway (U.S. 221) and Sloop Mill Dam Road, on the left when traveling west on Linville Falls Highway. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Woman of War (approx. 3.6 miles away); Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 5.9 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 6.2 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 6.3 miles away); Stephen Tyng MatherLinn Cove Viaduct (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 9.4 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.