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Old Fort in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Andrews Geyser

 
 
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September 9, 2016
1. Andrews Geyser Marker
Inscription.  Built ca. 1885 to mark railroad gateway to the Blue Ridge Mts. Restored in 1911 & 1975. Named for A. B. Andrews of Raleigh. Located 2.1 miles north.
 
Erected 1976 by Division of Archives & History. (Marker Number N-37.)
 
Location. 35° 38.162′ N, 82° 13.127′ W. Marker is in Old Fort, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of SR 1400 (Old U.S. 70) and Mill Creek Road (County Road 1407) on SR 1400. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Fort NC 28762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Andrews Geyser (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Old Indian Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); Frontier Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); Swannanoa Gap Engagement (approx. 3.1 miles away); Swannanoa Tunnel (approx. 3.1 miles away); Swannanoa Gap (approx. 3.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mount Mitchell Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Fort.
 
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Andrews Geyser Marker image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2016
2. Andrews Geyser Marker
Andrews Geyser Marker image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2016
3. Andrews Geyser Marker
Andrews Geyser image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2016
4. Andrews Geyser
Rains are fickle, so the "geyser" was dormant on the day of this photo.
Andrews Geyser image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2016
5. Andrews Geyser
Geyser was dormant that day due to lack of rain
Andrews Geyser image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2016
6. Andrews Geyser
Geyser was dormant that day due to lack of rain
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2016. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2016.   5, 6. submitted on October 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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