“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Penland School

Penland School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kim Buchanan, December 7, 2014
1. Penland School Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1929 by Lucy Morgan (1889-1981) to promote traditional crafts including pottery, metal-working, and weaving. Campus 1 mile S.W.
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-46.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 35° 56.967′ N, 82° 6.433′ W. Marker is near Bakersville, North Carolina, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 226 and Penland Road (County Route 1242), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 226. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersville NC 28705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. André Michaux (approx. 5.3 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (approx. 5.4 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 5.4 miles away); Sounds From the Mountains (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Loops
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); First Mountain Parkway (approx. 7.1 miles away); "The Blackwater Men Had Come Over the Mountain" (approx. 7.3 miles away); Gillespie Gap (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2014, by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 7, 2014, by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Jun. 24, 2022