Peak Creek in Ashe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ore Knob Mine
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-28.)
Location. 36° 23.587′ N, 81° 19.632′ W. Marker is in Peak Creek, North Carolina, in Ashe County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 88 and Little Peak Creek Road (Local Road 1595) on State Highway 88. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson NC 28640, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert L. Doughton (approx. 3.8 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 8.1 miles away); Robert Lee Doughton (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Brinegar Family (approx. 10.2 miles away); Making Linsey-Woolsey (approx. 10.2 miles away); Brinegar Cabin (approx. 10.3 miles away); A Mountain Home (approx. 10.3 miles away); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 14.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Ore Knob Copper Mine. 2006 article by Stewart Lillard in NCpedia.org. “ [John Mason] Lillard managed the original opening of the Ore Knob Copper Mine in 1855, when "four shafts were sunk (Submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.