Brevard in Transylvania County, North carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wtiting the book on forestry in America
Since there were no English-language forestry books at the time, an important part of Mrs. Ketchum's work was to help Dr. Schenk publish his lecture notes. Dr. Schenk furnished the office with the presses needed to bind his own textbook.
Location. 35° 21.141′ N, 82° 46.842′ W. Marker is in Brevard, North carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 276 0.4 miles south of Yellow Gap Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pisgah Forest NC 28768, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blacksmith (a few steps from this marker in North Carolina); Rock House Creek Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker in North Carolina); Ranger's Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker in North Carolina); Hell Hole Commissary (within shouting distance of this marker in North Carolina); Wash Place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line in North Carolina); Draw Road (about 400 feet away in North Carolina); Biltmore Forest School (about 600 feet away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
Categories. • Education • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 6, 7. submitted on December 9, 2013, by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.