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Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

André Michaux

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. André Michaux Marker
Inscription.  French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina. Spent nights of Sept. 8, 1794, and May 2, 1795, at "Swan Ponds," 3 mi. S.W.
 
Erected 2011 by NC Office of Archives and history. (Marker Number N-21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 35° 45.222′ N, 81° 43.019′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is at the intersection of North Green Street (State Highway 181) and Bost Road, on the left when traveling north on North Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 North Green Street, Morganton NC 28655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort San Juan (within shouting distance of this marker); Waightstill Avery (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meadows (about 700 feet away,
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. André Michaux Marker
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measured in a direct line); Our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 1.7 miles away); Burke Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Morganton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tod R. Caldwell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
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André Michaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. André Michaux Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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