Woodfin in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A boys' military school, operated by Robert Bingham, 1891-1928. Moved from Mebane. Campus was 1 mile S.W.
Erected 1948. (Marker Number P-16.)
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 1891.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 37.498′ N, 82° 35.906′ W. Marker was in Woodfin, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker could be reached from Riverside Road (State Highway 251) 0.3 miles south of Old Leicester Highway (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Asheville NC 28804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richmond Pearson (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Asheville (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buncombe Turnpike The University of North Carolina at Asheville (approx. 2 miles away); Zelda Fitzgerald (approx. 2 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Riverside Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away).
More about this marker. No orphaned signpost or other evidence of exact location. The photo on the NC Markers website (see link) appears to have been taken in the adjacent lot (by the river), possibly during staging prior to installation.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 7, 2016. 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.