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Banner Elk in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Shepherd M. Dugger

 
 
Shepherd M. Dugger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Shepherd M. Dugger Marker
Inscription.  
Author of The Balsam Groves of the Grandfather Mountain, 1892; educator and humorist. Grave one block south.
 
Erected 1971 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-36.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 36° 9.768′ N, 81° 52.467′ W. Marker is in Banner Elk, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street West (State Highway 184/194) and Maple Court, on the right when traveling west on Main Street West. The marker is near the entrance to Lees-McRae College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Banner Elk NC 28604, 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. Lees-McRae College (within shouting distance of this marker); Banner Elk (approx. half a mile away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 5 miles away); Cranberry Mines
Shepherd M. Dugger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Shepherd M. Dugger Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); Valle Crucis Episcopal Mission (approx. 5.3 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 5.6 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 5.6 miles away); Linn Cove Viaduct (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Banner Elk.
 
Lees-McRae College building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
3. Lees-McRae College building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 512 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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