“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Chimney Rock in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doug McLeod, Mar 7 2015
1. Chimney Rock Marker
Granite monolith. Site acquired by Lucius Morse in 1902. Developed into tourist attraction. State park, 2007. One mi. S.
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number O 82.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 35° 26.554′ N, 82° 15.888′ W. Marker is near Chimney Rock, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Main Street west of Wildflower Hill, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock NC 28720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbara T. Meliski Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hickory Nut Gorge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sherrill's Inn (approx. 6.7 miles away); Gen. William J. Palmer (approx. 6.7 miles away); Ayr (approx. 6.8 miles away); Potts Fort (approx. 9.2 miles away); Howard Gap Road (approx. 11.4 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chimney Rock.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by Doug McLeod of LaSalle, Ontario. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Doug McLeod of LaSalle, Ontario. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 31, 2020